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Tax reform update: U.S. Senate passes legislation paving way for conference committee

The U.S. Senate passed its version of H.R. 1, the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), by a 51-49 vote early Saturday morning. MSBA has concerns lawmakers are creating a potential tax structure that offers tax breaks and benefits … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Urge Congress to invest in public education

Visit https://youtu.be/MNc0kYXt6Ig to watch NSBA’s funding video. Source: National School Boards Association Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with the priority of passing an appropriations bill to fund education investments and other federal programs for the remainder … Continue reading

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Rep. Kline, Sen. Franken representing Minnesota on NCLB rewrite committee

Minnesota politicians Rep. John Kline and Sen. Al Franken are both serving on the House-Senate Conference Committee that is working to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) aka the No Child Left Behind Law. The committee met yesterday … Continue reading

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