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Special Session results with Rep. Rob Ecklund

Written by Kris Norton, Kris@KSDMradio.com

International Falls - Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show with Kris and Will for their weekly scheduled conversation on the heels of a Special Session called by Governor Tim Walz. After being called downtown, the House and Senate were unable to settle the most pressing matter at hand, but they did not leave empty handed.

Ecklund Accomplished

Thursday, Gov. Walz announced the alllocation of $853 million in relief to communities affected by COVID-19. $12 million will be earmarked for food shelves and food banks in food deserts.

Ecklund Food desert

As for the $841 million in remaining funds?

Ecklund Money

Last week, a collection of 42 Minnesota mayors pled with Gov. Walz to not file an appeal against Enbridge's Line 3 project. Rep. Ecklund shared his opinion on the matter.

Ecklund Line 3

Ecklund emphasized how new opportunites may get construction workers back on the job.

Ecklund Back To Work

 

The full conversation with Representative Rob Ecklund is available here:

Ecklund Session 6/26