Tag Archives: Rep. Kurt Daudt

Report: Gov. Dayton, leaders say deal is near for August special session

Source: Session Daily Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders said Friday they expect to hold a special session in mid- to late-August to pass at least a corrected tax bill and public works borrowing bill. Dayton, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, … Continue reading

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Session Daily: After Monday’s tax veto, focus shifts to resurrecting nearly $1 billion bonding bill

Source: Session Daily By Lee Ann Schutz Now that the omnibus tax bill is off the table because of Gov. Mark Dayton’s pocket veto Monday, leverage for calling a special session seems to be moving toward resurrecting the capital investment … Continue reading

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MSBA Action Alert: Ask Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders for additional education funding

MSBA Legislative Action Alert! Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Action need from: School board members and superintendents Action: Ask legislative leaders to renegotiate their budgets to provide $45 million of the $900 million state budget surplus to the general education funding … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton increases budget target for education

In a letter today to House and Senate leadership, Gov. Mark Dayton announced that he is increasing his budget target for education. Gov. Dayton plans to put more money into readiness, facilities and counselors. See Gov. Dayton’s letter to Speaker … Continue reading

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News release: Tax relief, roads and bridges get priority in GOP budget adjustments

(NOTE: The Minnesota House’s budget adjustments include NO ADDITIONAL FUNDING INCREASES for K-12 education.) Source: Rep. Kurt Daudt House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown), Majority Leader Joyce Peppin (R-Rogers) and House Ways and Means Chairman Jim Knoblach (R-St. Cloud) announced targets … Continue reading

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Governor, House Speaker continue negotiations on E-12 education bill

Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt and Gov. Mark Dayton are continuing to meet to negotiate a final agreement on E-12 education bill as well as two other bills that were vetoed. The governor has said that he will not call the … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton: Legislature’s education spending target wasn’t enough

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the education finance bill, setting up a special session of the Minnesota Legislature. Click here to learn more about the veto process. This is not a surprise since Gov. Dayton had promised he would block the … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Senate OKs omnibus education bills; education committee conferees named

On Wednesday, the Senate spent more that six hours debating the omnibus education funding and policy bills. The Senate Education Finance Omnibus bill (SF 811 — authored by Sen. Chuck Wiger) took the major part of the floor session. Amendments … Continue reading

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Urge Speaker of the House to increase budget target for education

Minnesota Speaker of the House Rep. Kurt Daudt (and Sen. Michelle Benson) will be holding a town hall meeting 7 p.m. today at the Zimmerman City Hall (12980 Fremont Avenue). If you live in House District 31A, this is a … Continue reading

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Don’t miss MSBA’s “Day at the Capitol” on March 5! Walk-in registrants welcome!

The Joint Legislative Conference is fast approaching on Thursday, March 5, at the Crowne Plaza St. Paul-Riverfront hotel in St. Paul. Join MSBA, your school board colleagues and other local government leaders at this event to enhance your advocacy skills … Continue reading

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