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2023 Legislative Agenda

Over 100 gathered to chart an equitable clean energy transition in MN

June 8, 2023

Community leaders gathered to discuss the path forward to an equitable green energy transition in MN.

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2023 legislature brought climate and equity gains

June 2, 2023

From a climate and equity perspective, Minnesota’s 2023 legislative session is bringing the transformational change we have sought for years.

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News Flash! MNCIFA gets $20 million from Energy Committee

May 11, 2023

The Environment, Natural Resources, Climate and Energy Conference Committee just finalized a bill with $20 million for MNCIFA.

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MnCIFA is in Omnibus bills, but needs more funding. Take Action Now.

April 17, 2023

The MN Climate Innovation Finance Authority must be fully funded by the legislature! It is a key tool for helping MN transition equitably to clean energy.

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MNCIFA Gets Hearings in the Senate

March 14, 2023

After receiving its initial hearing in the MN House on March 7, the bill that would establish the MN Climate Innovation Finance Authority (MNCIFA) (SF 2301; authored by Senator Tou…

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The MN Indian Family Preservation Act Passes

March 10, 2023

On Thursday, March 9, House members voted 128-0 to pass HF1071/SF667, the Indian Family Preservation Act. It had passed the Senate 66-1 on February 27. The bill now heads to…

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Introducing the MN Climate Innovation Finance Authority

March 2, 2023

Rep. Emma Greenman and Sen. Tou Xiong have introduced a bill (HF2336/SF2301) to establish the Minnesota Climate Innovation Finance Authority (MNCIFA)

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MN Senate votes to support Native rights

February 28, 2023

Kudos to the MN Senate for passing a bill, introduced by Sen. Mary Kunesh, which bolsters the MN Indian Family Preservation Act, bringing critical support for the wellbeing of Native children.

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Youth leader calls for clean electricity

January 23, 2023

MNIPL youth leader Makayla Freeman testified before the MN State Senate in support of the 100% clean electricity bill.

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Update on the 100% Clean Electricity by 2040 Bill

January 18, 2023

MNIPL has mixed feelings about HF7, the 100% clean electricity by 2040 bill, which passed out of the House committee. Read our analysis and watch Julia Nerbonne’s testimony.

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