Sarah McKenzie

City's legislative agenda features perennial priorities


A draft of the city’s 2006 state legislative agenda has a familiar ring to it.

The key priorities for state funding have been on the city’s wish list for some time: increases in local government aid (LGA) and significant investments in affordable housing, transit, public safety and the environment.

The top priority on the city’s request for state bonding, the Shubert Theater, also has been in line for state money for many years. The historic Hennepin Avenue theater has stood empty since 1983.


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