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The following are past and present year DNR legislative initiatives. We will update these initiatives throughout the legislative session.


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2020 DNR legislative initiatives

Governor Walz released bonding proposals to make critical investments across the state.

  • Public safety and asset preservation projects
    • Asset Preservation
    • Betterment of Buildings
    • Wildfire Aviation Infrastructure
    • Dam Safety Repair, Reconstruction, or Removal
    • Flood Hazard Mitigation Grant Assistance Program
  • Quality of life projects
    • Natural Resources Acquisition and Betterment of Public Lands
    • Improving Accessibility to State Parks and Recreation Areas
    • Lake Vermilion Soudan Underground Mine State Park Campgrounds
    • Parks and Trails Local and Regional Grant Program
    • Community Tree Planting Grants

For more information, go to the Build One Minnesota page on the Governor's website.
 

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2019 DNR legislative initiatives
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2009 DNR legislative initiatives

Reports

Department Rulemaking

The legislature can delegate authority to state agencies to make rules necessary to carry out the purpose of statutorily assigned duties.

General Legislative Information

Questions?

Contact Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner for Policy and Government Relations at 651-259-5024 or [email protected].
 

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