EXCERPT: “A group of lawmakers on Wednesday, Feb. 19, supported spending half a billion dollars to provide affordable housing across Minnesota. A state House committee on Tuesday approved — with bipartisan support and no audible opposition — a bill authorizing the state to borrow a record-shattering $500 million to subsidize a wide range of low-cost housing options. That’s nearly twice as much money as the $276 million that Gov. Tim Walz requested for housing last month, and he is asking for twice as much housing money as any previous governor.” FULL STORY: https://fluence-media.co/2HL8dEx