Rep. Melissa Hortman (36B) – Legislative Update
I hope you’re enjoying your summer and are looking forward to the State Fair!
I’ve spent the first week in August at two conferences with other legislators from around the country. First, 128 state legislators from 36 states came together as the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) in Cambridge, MA. I serve on the Board of Directors of this group, and we work to bring Democrats and Republicans together to work on policy solutions to combat climate change, remove toxins from drinking water and consumer products, and conserve water. Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined us as a partner in launching a database that will help state legislators learn from each other’s successes. Read More