The regional planning agency that runs the Twin Cities bus and transit system is in search of a new leader.
The Senate voted Monday to back Edwin Van Petten to lead the Minnesota State Lottery, Susan Haigh as chairwoman of the Metropolitan Council, and Carolyn Parnell as the state’s chief information officer.
State Republican leaders want to cut transit funding by $109 million, a move that some said could be devastating to riders.
Gov. Mark Dayton is holding a roundtable discussion at the Capitol to talk about how proposed cuts to state transit programs would impact riders.
Gov.-elect Mark Dayton has picked a new leader for the board that runs the Twin Cities transit system, coordinates affordable housing and plans for regional population growth.