Gov. Walz $518 million jobs plan is a meaningful investment in workers and communities

Feb 22 2021

 

Saint Paul, MN – Today, Joel Smith, President and Business Manager of LIUNA Minnesota and North Dakota welcomed news of Governor Tim Walz’s Local Jobs and Projects proposal. 

“Governor Tim Walz’s $518 million investment in local infrastructure is a meaningful investment in workers and communities all across the state during the pandemic and economic crisis. The workers and communities who have sacrificed the most need the living wage jobs that this plan will create to recover and thrive for years to come. 

“Our leaders can fulfill their duty and promise to put Minnesota on a fair path to recovery by investing in rebuilding our communities and stimulating the economy. We are grateful for Governor Walz’s leadership and ask the Legislature to build on this proposal.”