conference committee

The conference committee of the omnibus supplemental budget bill (SF 3656) is scheduled to discuss education provisions at noon today (Tuesday, May 15) at the State Capitol Building (Room 120). The Senate conferees are: Sen. Julie Rosen Sen. Michelle Benson Sen. Warren Limmer Sen. Scott Newman Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer The House…

Source: Session Daily By Ricky Campbell Legislation packed with new or changing policies and billions in state-funded programs have made their way through the committee process, through both the House and Senate and, because of discrepancies in their wording and funding, now have to go through another similar cycle. Because…

With less than 24 hours until the legislative session deadline, the Supplemental Budget Conference Committee unveiled its proposed education agreement late Saturday night. Voluntary pre-K, “Support Our Students” (counselors) and non-metro equity increases are the big winners. MSBA’s Teacher Shortage Act had a significant presence throughout — the proposed agreement with…

The Conference Committee on HF 2749 (Omnibus Supplemental Finance Bill) met Sunday evening and adopted many E-12 provisions. Here is a list of provisions adopted so far (as negotiations will continue): Provisions MSBA supported: Teacher Licensure — Creation of a task force or work group to review the 2016 Office of Legislative…

The Minnesota House and Senate have prepared a K-12 Education Bill Comparison Summary. Click here to view this summary. The Conference Committee on HF 2749 is scheduled to discuss the Omnibus Supplemental Finance Bill starting at 1 p.m. today. Please go to http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp to access a live stream of the committee…

The Conference Committee on HF 2749 (Omnibus Supplemental Finance Bill) is scheduled to have its first meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, May 9. The conference committee members will break for a House Floor session around 4 p.m. before resuming their conference discussion at approximately 6:30 p.m. WATCH: Visit http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp on Monday,…

Source: Session Daily The House and Senate are roughly $208 million apart on proposed funding for E-12, with the major difference coming from the amount each body’s education plan would add to the per pupil formula. The conference committee on the omnibus education finance bill (HF844*/SF811) met for the first…

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