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Sens. Franken, Klobuchar, Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, Walz, Nolan, Paulsen Make Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings
Bipartisan Letter Calls for Proper Funding for Indian School Construction; Including the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School in Minnesota
Klobuchar, Franken, Nolan, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, and Walz Call on Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Water Quality in Voyageurs National Park
In a letter, the lawmakers urge the Army Corps of Engineers to include funding for the Voyageurs National Park Clean Water Project in the FY 2016 Civil Works program budget; the project aims to increase water quality and long-term wastewater treatment solutions in the park while creating jobs and boosting economic growth.
Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge Administration to Provide Crucial Funding for Lewis & Clark Water System
Congress recently approved an additional $47 million for work on authorized Bureau of Reclamation water projects; in a bipartisan letter to Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner, the lawmakers pressed for strong funding to advance construction on the Lewis and Clark project.
Klobuchar, Franken, Dayton, Peterson announce $10 million to alleviate freight bottleneck in Willmar
Grant will support a critical project to alleviate congestion, expand rail capacity, and improve safety by updating Willmar rail infrastructure; benefits of project will extend throughout Minnesota and region as it enhances accessibility, efficiency, and reliability of the state’s entire transportation system