As background, on Wednesday, March 29, the Omnibus Environment bill, Senate File 723, passed the Senate on a vote of 36-30. Two DFLers voted yea: Senator Eken from Twin Valley; and Senator Tomassoni, from Chisholm. On Thursday, March 30, the Omnibus Environment bill, House File 888, passed the House on a vote of 80-53. Three DFLers voted yea: Rep. Ecklund from International Falls; Rep. Marquart from Dillworth; and Rep. Metsa from Virginia.
It is vitally important that all of us contact Governor Dayton ASAP (via e-mail; phone calls; letter) and ask that he veto House File 888/Senate File 723. Governor Dayton’s contact information is:
130 State Capitol, 75 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55155
Governor Dayton’s e-mail contact information is located at: https://mn.gov/governor/contact-us/form/
Please reach out to your legislators (find them and their contact info. here)