Category Archives: Action Alert

House committee will discuss MSBA-supported special education paperwork reduction bills today

The House Education Policy Committee is scheduled to hear special education paperwork reduction bills put forward by MSBA and New Ulm Public Schools 10 a.m. today (Monday, February 25). The meeting will be held at the State Office Building (Room … Continue reading

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NSBA Action Alert: Talk to your U.S. senator about tax-reform legislation

Source: National School Boards Association As the U.S. Senate moves forward to consider its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) is calling on public school board members to take action to oppose … Continue reading

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Action Alert — Tell Congress to reject provisions of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that would harm our public school districts

Source: National School Boards Association The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is continuing its mark-up of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This legislation is the first draft of a bill for tax reform and is … Continue reading

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Action Alert: New health care bill would cut Medicaid funding for public schools

Source: National School Boards Association This Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives will be moving forward to consider legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. After a month of negotiations and changes to the original bill filed in … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Act now to maximize funding for public education

Source: National School Boards Association Critical decisions regarding federal funding, including funding for public education, will be made this week. With the current funding for federal agencies set to expire on Friday, December 9, Congress must act quickly to pass … Continue reading

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MSBA Action Alert: Ask House leadership to hold vote on Omnibus Elections Bill

The Omnibus Elections Bill (SF 2381/HF 2688) is still awaiting action on the House Floor. Without action, this bill will go nowhere and school boards will still have to comply with having special election to fill a board vacancy. Without … Continue reading

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MSBA Legislative Action Alert: No new mandates!

MSBA Legislative Action Alert No new mandates! May 13, 2016 See the proposed list of new mandates and reporting requirements. Visit http://www.gis.leg.mn/iMaps/districts to find out who represents you in St. Paul and contact them today!

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