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Advocate for education at the State Fair

If you plan on attending the Minnesota State Fair this year, MSBA encourages members to discuss education issues with legislators at the House of Representatives’ booth. Visit http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/19memfair.pdf for the schedule of representatives planning to attend the fair. The House … Continue reading

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MSBA to present at two education committees this week

The MSBA Government Relations staff is scheduled to share our association’s Legislative Agenda with two state education committees this week. On Wednesday, MSBA will present at the House Education Policy Committee (2:30 p.m.) and the Senate E-12 Finance and Policy … Continue reading

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MSBA Delegate Assembly addresses special education funding, school safety issues

The 2018 MSBA Delegate Assembly approved 17 legislative resolutions Saturday, December 1, in Minneapolis. The Delegate Assembly — comprised of public school board members from across the state — debated and voted on resolutions to help set MSBA’s legislative priorities for … Continue reading

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MSBA honors Sen. Rosen and Rep. O’Driscoll

MSBA recently presented Sen. Julie Rosen (Vernon Center) and Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (Sartell) with its “Outstanding Legislator of the Year” award for 2018. MSBA officials honored Sen. Rosen and Rep. O’Driscoll for their work during the 2018 legislative session on … Continue reading

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Minnesota School Safety Center director among presenters for MSBA Day at the Capitol

MSBA encourages school board members and superintendents to advocate for their students during MSBA Day at the Capitol on Monday, March 19, at the Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge in St. Paul. The Day at the Capitol opens with the … Continue reading

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Action Alert — Tell Congress to reject provisions of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that would harm our public school districts

Source: National School Boards Association The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is continuing its mark-up of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This legislation is the first draft of a bill for tax reform and is … Continue reading

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Action Alert: New health care bill would cut Medicaid funding for public schools

Source: National School Boards Association This Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives will be moving forward to consider legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. After a month of negotiations and changes to the original bill filed in … Continue reading

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