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House committee to discuss omnibus education bill today

The House Education Finance Committee released its final omnibus education bill (HF4328) on Monday, April 16. The committee is scheduled to review the bill at 1 p.m. today at the State Office Building in St. Paul. Some highlights of the … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Lawmakers pass final budget bills, wrap 2017 special session

Source: Session Daily By Mike Cook Day three of the 2017 special session saw lawmakers pass final omnibus bills to be sent to Gov. Mark Dayton, with weary House members wrapping up their work at 2:42 a.m. Friday following a … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Gov. Dayton vetoes omnibus education bill

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Mohr Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed five omnibus budget bills Friday, outlining objections that included funding shortfalls during a time of surplus and controversial policy provisions in a series of veto letters and urging the Legislature … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton to veto budget bills — including E-12 education bill — and resume negotiations next week

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Mohr Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday he will veto the five budget bills he’s so far received from the Legislature but expects face-to-face negotiations with legislative leaders to resume Monday. His remarks came during a … Continue reading

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Education finance conference committee meeting will be streamed live Thursday

The Education Finance Omnibus Bill Conference Committee is scheduled to meet again 8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 27, at the State Office Building (Room 200) in St. Paul. The Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services is scheduled to air a live webcast of this … 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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Minnesota Senate approves Omnibus Education Policy Bill

The Minnesota Senate passed the Senate Omnibus Education Policy Bill (SF 2744) on a 51-9 vote Wednesday night. Sen. Chuck Wiger, who introduced the bill, said the teacher shortage crisis was one of the top priorities. Sen. Wiger said he … Continue reading

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House adopts amendments, OKs omnibus education bill

The Minnesota House of Representatives passed the House Omnibus K-12 and Higher Education Bill (HF 2749) Monday night on an 84-46 vote. The House Floor session began at 4 p.m. Monday, and as many of you know, there is virtually … Continue reading

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Minnesota House education committee chairs to discuss Omnibus K-12/Higher Education Bill today

  Rep. Jenifer Loon (House Education Finance Committee chair), Rep. Sondra Erickson (House Education Innovation Policy Committee chair) and Rep. Bud Nornes (House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee chair) are scheduled to discuss the House Omnibus K-12 and Higher Education … Continue reading

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“Fast and furious” legislative session motors on as education, broadband and elections bills advance

Staying consistent with this “fast and furious” 2016 legislative session, the Senate Omnibus E-12 Education Finance Bill (SF 1935) was quickly approved Tuesday by the Senate Taxes Committee. The bill has no levy tax target and very minor tax implications. See … Continue reading

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