Category Archives: session snapshot

MSBA Session Snapshot: 2016 session is winding down

A glance at Week 11 of the legislative session: May 16-20 Sunday evening the supplemental budget conference committee met and began their work of going through side-by-side bills and the adoption of “same and similars.” On Monday we sent out … Continue reading

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MSBA Session Snapshot: Confirmation of school trust lands director makes history

A glance at Week 9 of the Legislative Session: May 2-6 This week had some history-making, conferees were named, and we are steps closer to the end of the 89th Minnesota Legislature. There are 18 days until session ends. We will take … Continue reading

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MSBA Session Snapshot: House and Senate omnibus education bills pass; MSBA executive director pushes for broadband access

A glance at Week 8 of the Legislative Session: April 25-29 Action Alert: Ask legislative leaders to renegotiate their budgets to provide at least $45 million of the $900 million state budget surplus to the general education funding formula WATCH: … Continue reading

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MSBA Session Snapshot: House omnibus education finance bill will be on House Floor on Monday

Week 7: April 18-22 A Glance at the Week House Omnibus Education Finance Bill The House Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill was grouped together with the House Omnibus Higher Education Finance Bill into a single bill (HF 2749). The combined … Continue reading

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MSBA Session Snapshot: Week 5

  Session Snapshot Week 5: April 4-8 A GLANCE AT THE WEEK General Education Formula Increase Sen. Hoffman introduces a bill for 1% added to General Education Formula Elections Action Alert – School Board Vacancy bill stalled in House The … Continue reading

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