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Session Daily: Education finance omnibus bill conference committee digs into details, seeks unified proposal

Source: Session Daily By Nick Longworth With the fate of voluntary pre-kindergarten programs across the state to be determined, a House-Senate conference committee met Wednesday to discuss details in proposed legislation that has split lawmakers down the aisle this session. … Continue reading

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State agencies concerned about omnibus budget bills

Earlier this month, commissioners from state agencies recently raised their concerns to legislative leaders regarding the omnibus budget bills. The memos — that likely reflect Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget preferences — included: Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius writing Sen. Carla Nelson … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Omnibus education finance bill approved during contentious hearing

By Nick Longworth, Session Daily Approved as amended by the House Education Finance Committee Friday, the omnibus education finance bill now heads to the House Taxes Committee. Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) sponsors HF 890. The bill would increase the … Continue reading

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Senate education committee discusses education-funding increase bill

The Senate E-12 Finance Committee examined a bill Monday that would provide an increase to the education funding formula. Committee chair Sen. Carla Nelson’s SF 1556 would increase the basic per-pupil formula allowance by 2 percent in each of the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate education committees unveiled

The Minnesota Senate recently announced its proposed committee assignments for the 2017 and 2018 legislative sessions. The Senate E-12 Finance Committee will be led by Sen. Carla Nelson (chair) and Sen. Eric Pratt (vice chair). The E-12 Finance Committee is … Continue reading

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