Articles & News : Bill Ingebrigtsen
‘No Child Left Inside’ grant program opens with a bang
The “No Child Left Inside” grant program, aimed at getting children to experience outdoors, was flooded with online applications on its first day. Continue reading
How a bipartisan plan to ban the use of carcinogenic TCE fell apart
There was strong bipartisan support in the 2019 Legislature for banning the chemical TCE.Continue reading
Senator Ingebrigtsen: co-author to correct raid on the Environmental Trust Fund
Senator Ingebrigtsen is a co-author of S.F. 362, a bill to correct a raid on the Environmental Trust Fund that used lottery funds to pay interest in bonding.
Senator Ingebrigtsen: co-author for youth outdoor education
Senator Ingebrigtsen is a co-author of S.F. 868, a bill to increase opportunities for youth outdoor education.
Senator Ingebrigtsen: co-author to support local parks and trails
Senator Ingebrigtsen is a co-author of S.F. 835, a bill to support local parks and trails.
Ingebrigtsen’s Senate Committee talks starry stonewort
Since first being found in a Stearns County lake in August of 2015, starry stonewort has been a concern for the DNR and the state governmentContinue reading
DNR boss credits public pressure for wins at Legislature
there would have been no action on the DNR’s central request for fee increases if outdoors enthusiasts had not spoken up.Continue reading
Sen. Ingebrigtsen: chief author on easement valuation bill
Senator Ingebrigtsen is chief author of SF 1951 which allows tax assessors to correctly account for conservation easements and removes a disincentive for landowners to enter into water quality and conservation easements.
Sen. Ingebrigtsen: co-author of bill to fund Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
Senator Ingebrigtsen is a co-author of SF 1486 which provides bonding for state funds needed to match federal funding for the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) which protects riparian buffers and marginal agricultural lands for water quality.
Sen. Ingebrigtsen: chief author of bill to allocate Outdoor Heritage Funds
Senator Ingebrigtsen is chief author of SF 262 which allocates Legacy funds from the Outdoor Heritage Fund for habitat protection and restoration.