The Minnesota School Boards Association has named Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) one of their Legislators of Distinction for 2019. The award comes for his work on increasing funding for special education and mental health services and for his Minnesota school safety center legislation.
Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) stood by today as Governor Tim Walz signed a bill into law to correct history and replace the current WWI memorial plaque on the Capitol grounds with a new plaque that honors all WWI veterans who served at home and abroad.
State Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley), the minority lead on the Higher Education Committee, was one of five Senators chosen to negotiate the final Omnibus Higher Education Bill in conference committee.
Senator Greg Clausen: The House and Senate will begin working out differences in the E12 and Higher Education bills
With just over three weeks to go in the 2019 session, the House and Senate have been passing major budget bill proposals and will start negotiating the differences next week in conference committees.
The primary responsibility for legislators this session is to pass the state’s next two-year budget.
Converting a great idea into a law is complicated and involves several moving parts.