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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  President-elect Biden Unveils Massive Pandemic Relief Plan  On Thursday, January 14, President-elect Joe Biden unveiled details of a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package dubbed the “American Rescue Plan.” The proposal, which must still be considered and approved by Congress, … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – Week-ending January 15, 2021

Bill Introductions – Week-ending January 15, 2021 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature January 11-15, 2021.  Every Friday, we will publish bills that have been introduced during the week. We hope that you monitor these posts, as … Continue reading

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Week Ending January 8, 2020 Bill Introductions

The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature on January 7-8, 2021. Every Friday, we will publish bills that have been introduced during the week. We hope that you monitor these posts, as it keeps you updated and informed … Continue reading

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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  Congress Passes Massive Year-End Spending Package After months of delays and stalled discussions, Congress finally completed work on a spending packagejust before the holidays to fund the federal government, along with related programs including those for K-12 education, for … Continue reading

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Update from NSBA in Washington on Federal Relief Bill

Good evening,I wanted to give you a brief update before the holiday on what we know right now about the current state of play between the President and Congress. For background, H.R. 133 “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 [Including Coronavirus Stimulus … Continue reading

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Action Alert – Federal COVID Relief Bill

Please contact your Members of Congress and urge them to reinstate the followingprovisions into the final legislation for the COVID-19 recovery package that is beingnegotiated. As of December 18, Congressional leaders are continuing negotiations andreportedly omitted these provisions that are … Continue reading

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Seventh Special Session Bill Introductions

We publish bills every day they are introduced and hope that you monitor these posts, as it keeps you updated and informed about the bills under consideration that may impact school boards and school districts across the state. Whether it … Continue reading

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Action Alert!

2021 MSBA LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM National School Boards Action Center Alert:  Tell Congress to prioritize children and schools in the pending COVID-19 relief package.   Click here: https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https%3a%2f%2fp2a.co%2feq8sqqV&c=E,1,mhhsVDbtre-JKqaCYENETpzmd8ZNMW9HvjDSp4i9kJGhZ7-eXJFYZFiCC8QpKQhAKGCVBTN0b4DCU01YZ8g3qLk8O42KFKTtXIuqAXjZim_izd2LICsoLktd&typo=1 to Advocate NOW!

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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  Congress Returns to Looming Funding Deadline Lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this week following their annual Thanksgiving recess. Upon their return, they are faced with a December 11 deadline when current funding for the federal government and related … Continue reading

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Proposed COVID Relief Bills

A group of centrist Senators circulated a version of COVID relief.  The group that unveiled the plan Tuesday includes Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), … Continue reading

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