Category Archives: Minnesota Senate

Senate committee discussing education finance, policy today

The Minnesota Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee is meeting remotely at 3 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 15, 2020) to review and discuss the SC7474-2 document — a bill draft “relating to education finance and policy; providing for school closures … Continue reading

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Webcast: Minnesota Senate COVID-19 Response Working Group to discuss budget today

The Minnesota Senate COVID-19 Response Working Group is meeting at 11:30 a.m. today (Monday, April 6, 2020) to discuss the state budget. The meeting will be webcast live at: https://www.facebook.com/MnSenate https://www.youtube.com/MnSenateMedia http://www.senate.mn/media Today’s meeting agenda includes: State Budget Outlook — … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate working group to discuss COVID-19 response

The Minnesota Senate COVID-19 Response Working Group is scheduled to meet at 11 a.m. today (Friday, April 3). The meeting will be webcast live at http://www.facebook.com/MnSenate. Secondary webcasts with captioning will be available at https://www.youtube.com/MnSenateMedia and https://www.senate.mn/media. Agenda (subject to … 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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“Capitol Report” returns with look at state’s changing demographics

Source: Senate Media Service Senate Media Services’ “Capitol Report” program returns to PBS stations this weekend. The program has been in hiatus for two years following the closing of the State Capitol studio. Thanks to the Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA) … Continue reading

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