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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  House Moves Forward with Pandemic Relief  On Monday, February 22, the House Budget Committee passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021—legislation modeled off of President Biden’s recent $1.9 trillion proposalto respond to the ongoing pandemic. The committee advanced the … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – Week-ending February 26, 2021

Bill Introductions HF 1349-1684 and SF 1213-1519 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature February 22-26, 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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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  House Moves Forward with Pandemic Relief/NSBA Sends Letter to Budget Committee   Late last week, several House committees finalized their respective pieces of a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package modeled on President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. These efforts are part … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – Week-ending February 19, 2021

Bill Introductions HF 1080-1348 and SF 976-1212 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature February 15-19, 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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Federal Weekly Update

Congressional Update  House Committees Advance Key Pandemic Funding Measures for K-12 Schools and to Help Close the Homework Gap This week, lawmakers in the House took the first steps to pass major components of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan—a $1.9 trillion … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – Week-ending February 12, 2021

Bill Introductions HF 791-1079 and SF 695-975 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature February 8-12, 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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Congressional Update  Senate HELP Committee Considers Cardona Nomination  Last month, President Biden formally nominated Miguel Cardona—the former Education Commissioner for the state of Connecticut—to be the next U.S. Secretary of Education. On Wednesday, February 3, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – Week-ending February 5, 2021

Bill Introductions HF 527-790 and SF 479-694 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature February 1-5, 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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Congressional Update  Senate HELP Committee to Hold Cardona Confirmation Hearing Wednesday The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee has scheduled a hearing to consider the nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education for … Continue reading

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Bill Introductions – Week-ending January 29, 2021

Bill Introductions HF 270-526 and SF 264-478 The following bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature January 25-29, 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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