Legislature

MSBA Director of Government Relations Denise Dittrich discusses key education issues and the latest legislative action concerning the COVID-19 pandemic during MSBA’s Legislative Update Webinar (recorded March 22, 2020). Click here to access the Legislative Update Webinar recording now. Also, be sure to visit the MSBA COVID-19 webpage for resources…

The Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota Senate both convene at noon today for the beginning of the 2017 legislative session. Stay involved and be an advocate for students by following The MSBA Advocate. Subscribe to The MSBA Advocate via the “Follow The MSBA Advocate via email” feature at https://msbaadvocate.com.…

As of yesterday at midnight, Gov. Mark Dayton’s pocket veto on the tax bill took effect. By not taking action, the governor is letting the measure expire — abruptly vetoing the entire tax bill. The most important provision in the bill would have lowered agriculture taxes by 40 percent for current…

The Minnesota Department of Education recently released its “Best Practices for 1:1 Device to Student Programs in K-12 Education” report to the Legislature. This report includes research from existing 1:1 device programs in Minnesota and across the country to determine best practices for Minnesota schools implementing 1:1 device programs. Click…

With 46 hours left in the 2015 Legislative session the House and Senate E-12 conferees wrapped up their work on the HF844 Conference Committee Report in the wee hours of the morning. The Senate and House leadership met behind closed doors for more than 15 hours on Saturday and unveiled…

Adapted (with permission) from an article by the League of Minnesota Cities As we enter the final days of the 2015 regular legislative session, it is unclear whether the Legislature will be able to complete work on the state’s biennial budget before the session must end at midnight, Monday, May…

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