Category Archives: Minnesota House of Representatives

Joint Minnesota House education committee hearings will cover distance learning, 2020-2021 school year

The Minnesota House Education Policy Committee and the Minnesota House Education Finance Division will be holding three remote informational hearings in June that will focus on distance learning and the 2020-2021 school year. 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, June … Continue reading

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House Education Policy Committee to look at hourly school employee compensation bill

The Minnesota House Education Policy Committee is meeting remotely at 2:30 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 8, 2020) to discuss a bill (HF 4415) that would require school districts and charter schools to pay hourly employees for changes in school employment … Continue reading

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House subcommittee meeting remotely today to discuss elections

The Minnesota House Subcommittee on Elections is meeting remotely at 9:45 a.m. today (Wednesday, April 8, 2020) for an informational hearing on a bill “authorizing the secretary of state to issue emergency orders related to the conduct of an election … Continue reading

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House Education Finance Division meeting remotely to discuss compensation for hourly employees

The Minnesota House Education Finance Division is meeting remotely at 4 p.m. today (Tuesday, April 7, 2020) for an informational hearing on HF 4415 — a bill that would provide compensation for hourly employees required for school days cancelled due … Continue reading

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Education Symposium set for March 6 to address opportunity gap

Minnesota House of Representatives leaders will host an Education Symposium that will focus on finding solutions to reduce the opportunity gap. The symposium is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020, at the State Office Building … Continue reading

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Session Daily: House passes amended snow day forgiveness bill; sends bill back to Senate

By Rachel Kats, Session Daily A historically cold and snowy winter led many school districts to call off class on several occasions, and now they’re scrambling to make up those missed instructional days. In an effort to alleviate that burden, … Continue reading

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Education committee chairs named for 2017-2018 Legislature

The Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate have named the chairs of their education committees for 2017-2018. In the House, Rep. Jenifer Loon will again serve as the chair of the House Education Finance Committee. Likewise, Rep. Sondra … Continue reading

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2016 Minnesota Election Directory has been updated

Source: Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services The 2016 Election Directory for the 2017-2018 Minnesota Legislature has been updated and now includes a section on the Minnesota Senate. See http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/elecdir16.pdf to view this directory. Expect further updates to the publication as … Continue reading

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Republicans expand majority in Minnesota House, have one-seat lead in Senate

Source: Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services Republicans retained control of the Minnesota House of Representatives on Election Day, enlarging their majority by three seats to 76-57. Minnesota voters also appear to have handed control of the Senate to … Continue reading

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2016 Minnesota House of Representatives Election Directory available online

Source: Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services The 2016 Minnesota House of Representatives Election Directory is now available at http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/elecdir16.pdf. Besides photos and some bio information, you’ll find demographic information about the new House and a pronunciation guide for … Continue reading

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