Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) released the following statement on the recent federal tax reform proposals.
St. Paul, Minn. – Senators Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) and Dan Hall (R-Burnsville) announced that they will be hosting a bipartisan community summit on affordable housing in Dakota County. The event, sponsored by the Metropolitan Interfaith Coalition on Affordable Housing (MICAH) and the Coalition for Affordable Transitional Community Housing (CATCH), will be held on October 25. All members of the community are invited to learn, discuss, and act on ideas to improve affordable housing options in Dakota County.
The summit aims to achieve a number of goals, including:
- Participate in developing solutions to create affordable housing
- Learn the most up to date affordable housing needs in Dakota County and challenges of a historically tight housing market.
- Hear from a panel about the impact of the lack of affordable housing, including elected officials, employers, educators, Faith leaders, and Dakota County
- Learn from developers who are building affordable housing, the challenges experienced, and recommendations to overcome the challenges.
Dakota County Fall Housing Summit
October 25, 2017, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
St. John Neumann Church, 4030 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan
The annual state fair poll, conducted at the Minnesota Senate booth, is a non-partisan survey of issues discussed in prior legislative sessions and potential topics in 2018.
ST. PAUL, MN – As budget negotiations continue on higher education, Sen. Greg Clausen and Sen. Kari Dziedzic are inviting Minnesota higher education institutions, students, student associations, and the public to join the conversation on the higher education budget which will affect thousands of Minnesota students. Sen. Dziedzic and Sen. Clausen will be hosting a Twitter Town Hall tomorrow at noon to talk about the education budget and answer questions.
WHO: Sen. Greg Clausen (Senate DFL Caucus Higher Education Lead) and
Sen. Kari Dziedzic (Senator representing the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus)
WHAT: Twitter Town Hall
WHEN: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at noon
Last night, the Senate passed the omnibus higher education budget which included small investments in Minnesota State, the University of Minnesota, and the Office of Higher Education.
Last Thursday, I presented a bill before the Senate Taxes Committee establishing student and parent loan repayment tax credits.