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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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Session Daily: Education finance bill moves to Senate after House repassage

Source: Session Daily By Lee Ann Schutz The House repassed the conferred omnibus education finance bill Tuesday in a 72-59 vote. Sponsored by Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie), the bill now moves to the Senate with Sen. Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) … 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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MSBA at the Capitol — Minnesota education committees unveiling omnibus finance bills this week

The House Education Finance Committee and the Senate Finance Committee — E-12 Budget Division will present their respective omnibus education finance bills this week. The House Education Finance Committee is holding hearings Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week regarding its … Continue reading

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