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Senate conferees named for supplemental budget bill conference committee

The Minnesota Senate has announced that the following senators will serve on the supplementary budget bill conference committee: Sen. Richard Cohen (DFL-St. Paul) Sen. Michelle Fischbach (R-Paynesville) Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) Sen. Tom Saxhaug (DFL-Grand Rapids) Sen. Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) The conference … Continue reading

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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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Senate committee focuses on debt equalization

The Senate Education Committee discussed two bills on school district debt equalization Tuesday. The first bill (SF 490) would provide that any portion of a school district’s eligible debt service revenue that exceeds 10 percent of the district’s adjusted net … Continue reading

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