omnibus education finance bill

Source: Session Daily By Mike Cook Day three of the 2017 special session saw lawmakers pass final omnibus bills to be sent to Gov. Mark Dayton, with weary House members wrapping up their work at 2:42 a.m. Friday following a week of long days — and nights — at the…

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Mohr Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed five omnibus budget bills Friday, outlining objections that included funding shortfalls during a time of surplus and controversial policy provisions in a series of veto letters and urging the Legislature to continue its work as the 2017 session nears its…

Source: Session Daily By Lee Ann Schutz The House repassed the conferred omnibus education finance bill Tuesday in a 72-59 vote. Sponsored by Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie), the bill now moves to the Senate with Sen. Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) as the sponsor. The nearly $18.58 billion proposal would increase…

The Education Finance Omnibus Bill (HF 890) Conference Committee is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. today (Monday, May 1), at the State Office Building (Room 200) in St. Paul. The Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services is scheduled to air a live webcast of today’s hearing. Visit http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp at 3 p.m. to access the webcast. Visit…

The Education Finance Omnibus Bill Conference Committee has scheduled another meeting for 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the State Office Building (Room 200) in St. Paul. The Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services is scheduled to air a live webcast of this hearing. Visit http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp at 1 p.m. for…

The Education Finance Omnibus Bill Conference Committee has scheduled its opening meeting for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the State Office Building (Room 200). The Conference Committee will meet to walk through the side-by-side and tracking sheets of the omnibus bill. Visit https://www.revisor.mn.gov/side_by_sides to view side-by-sides and http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cmte/Home/?comm=90006 for…

By Nick Longworth, Session Daily Approved as amended by the House Education Finance Committee Friday, the omnibus education finance bill now heads to the House Taxes Committee. Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) sponsors HF 890. The bill would increase the General Education Basic Formula funding by 1.5 percent over the…

  Rep. Jenifer Loon (House Education Finance Committee chair), Rep. Sondra Erickson (House Education Innovation Policy Committee chair) and Rep. Bud Nornes (House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee chair) are scheduled to discuss the House Omnibus K-12 and Higher Education Policy and Finance Bill (HF 2749) today at 1:30 p.m.…

Week 7: April 18-22 A Glance at the Week House Omnibus Education Finance Bill The House Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill was grouped together with the House Omnibus Higher Education Finance Bill into a single bill (HF 2749). The combined bill is scheduled be heard on the House Floor 4…

Source: Session Daily After a rather low-key day (on Monday), things might pick up in the House at 7:30 p.m. today when the omnibus K-12 education bill and the higher education bill are scheduled before the House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Jim Knoblach (R-St. Cloud), the committee chair, indicated Monday…

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