Tag Archives: Sen. Gary Dahms

Senate OKs supplemental budget bill — includes $85M for broadband, extra $96M for E-12/higher education

From Senate Media Services and MSBA staff On a divided 39-24 vote, the Minnesota Senate approved a supplemental budget bill Thursday that allocates nearly $500 million to several state initiatives. Among the big items, $91 million is designated for programs to … Continue reading

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Advocate for your students during the legislative break

Right now legislators are at home on spring break. This is an excellent time to advocate on behalf of our students. Connect with your legislators at town hall meetings or call them and grab a cup of coffee. OUR MESSAGE: … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Committee OKs Senate Omnibus Education Policy Bill, excludes LIFO provision

Compared to the House Education Innovation Policy Committee, the Senate Education Committee took longer, entertained more amendments and made more changes in the last hours of their omnibus education policy bill (SF 1495) on Friday — all under a threat by … Continue reading

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