Posts tagged with "Gene Pelowski"

House Passes Higher Education Bill Taxing Students and Increasing Debt. Pelowski Says Now Isn’t The Time For Tuition Hikes.

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 28, 2015

Monday night, the Minnesota House passed an Omnibus Higher Education bill that Democrats say will lead to tuition increases and more debt for Minnesota students. DFLers say the bill upends the progress made over the last two years, when tuition was frozen for all Minnesota students at public colleges and universities. Over 67,000 students at […]

Area legislators address local business leaders

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 13, 2015

Three Winona area state legislators addressed questions from Winona business leaders at an “Eggs and Issues” breakfast held at Perkins this morning. Transportation is one of the many issues legislators will be addressing during the current session. DFL Representative Gene Pelowski, GOP Representative Steve Drazkowski and GOP Senator Jeremy Miller all agree something will be […]

Rep. Gene Pelowski Weekly Legislative Update

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 9, 2015

State Representative Gene Pelowski’s weekly update from the State Capitol.

Rep. Pelowski reviews this past week in the House

Posted by HBC Newsdesk February 20, 2015

In his weekly message, District 28A State Representative Gene Pelowski (D-Winona) recaps legislation that passed before the House of Representatives during the past week.

Pelowski announces committee assignments

Posted by HBC Newsdesk December 19, 2014

With the Legislative Session around the corner, state Representative Gene Pelowski (DFL – Winona) received his committee assignments today. Representative Pelowski will be serving as the DFL Lead member of the Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee. In addition, Pelowski will be on the Ways and Means, Capital Investment, and Rules and Legislative Administration Committees. […]

Winona Model Legislature offers hands on lawmaking experience

Posted by HBC Newsdesk November 25, 2014

For over 50 years, students in District 861 have had a unique opportunity to learn about how government works first hand through Model Legislature. This year’s Model Legislature was held last Thursday and Friday at the Tau Center on the Winona State University west campus. The Model Legislature program was started in 1962 by Norm […]

Pelowski and Drazkowski earn new terms

Posted by HBC Newsdesk November 5, 2014

Residents in State Representative districts 21B and 28A were satisfied with their current representation in St. Paul, voting to send Steve Drazkowski and Gene Pelowski back to the State House. In District 21B, Drazkowski was challenged by DFL candidate M.A. Schneider. The unofficial final vote tally was 2,472 votes for Drazkowski and 1,438 votes for […]

Winona ECFE turns 40!

Posted by HBC Newsdesk October 27, 2014

Early Childhood Family Education celebrated 40 years in Minnesota last week. The anniversary was marked in Winona with a reception at the ECFE classrooms at Goodview School. The festivities were kicked off with the reading of Governor Mark Dayton’s proclamation by Representative Gene Pelowski. Pelowski said the importance of early childhood education was punctuated last […]

Rep. Pelowski receives Elected Official of the Year Award from the state emergency managers

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 22, 2014

DFL State Representative Gene Pelowski has received the Elected Official of the Year Award from the Association of Minnesota Emergency Managers (AMEM). The award was presented at AMEM’s Annual Conference Awards Banquet on Tuesday, September 16. Rep. Pelowski received the award for his leadership in successfully moving the creation of the Disaster Assistance Contingency Account […]

Groundbreaking held for new Winona Bridge

Posted by HBC Newsdesk July 18, 2014

Construction of a new bridge over the Mississippi River in Winona is underway. The new bridge will be built just north of the current bridge which is scheduled to be refurbished as part of the $162 million project. $91 million of that is state and local dollars with the remaining $71 million coming from the […]

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