St. Paul, Minn. (Nov. 19, 2018) – Jobs for Minnesotans today released the following statement in response to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) decision not to reconsider the Line 3 Replacement Project’s Certificate of Need:

“Jobs for Minnesotans commends the Public Utilities Commission’s hard and diligent work to uphold the thorough regulatory review process and the rule of law. We strongly agree with today’s PUC decision and the June 2018 decision to grant the Certificate of Need for the Line 3 Replacement Project. We look forward to seeing this project continue to move forward in a timely and civil manner, as the investment in this project keeps our state’s energy transportation infrastructure safe and economically competitive.”

About Jobs for Minnesotans
Jobs for Minnesotans, a coalition representing business, labor and communities, supports statewide opportunities for prosperity and middle-class jobs from sustainable natural resource development in Minnesota. The organization is committed to the principle that our state can preserve both job opportunities and the environment for future generations. Jobs for Minnesotans was co-founded in 2012 by the Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council representing 55,000 workers and the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce representing 2,300 companies and 500,000 employees. For more information, visit, follow @JobsforMN on Twitter and find the coalition on


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