2015 Special Session

Omnibus Agriculture and Environment Bill, Special Session

Although there were some technical changes made to the Agriculture section after Governor Dayton vetoed the Omnibus Agriculture and Environment bill, the Agriculture provisions included in the final Special Session ...
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Capital Investment, Special Session

During the one-day Special Session this year the Legislature passed a bonding bill totaling $373.4 million. The bill, which is considerably larger than the bill the Senate passed on the ...
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Omnibus E-12 Finance Bill, Special Session

Governor Dayton publicly announced he was vetoing the E-12 bill, not because of what was in the bill – but because of what was not included. Specifically, he demanded more ...
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Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources, Special Session

On May 18, the Senate and House passed H.F. 846, the Omnibus Agriculture and Environment Finance Bill. The Senate passed the bill 37-28, and on May 23 the bill was ...
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Legacy Bill, Special Session

This year’s Legacy bill appropriates a portion of Minnesota’s sales tax revenue to four dedicated “Legacy” funds, as outlined by the Minnesota Constitution: The Outdoor Heritage Fund, the Clean Water ...
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Omnibus Jobs, Housing, and Energy Bill, Special Session

After the governor vetoed the Omnibus Jobs, Housing and Energy Bill after regular session the Legislature and Governor Dayton made some adjustments to the bill. The changes include: $2 million ...
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Omnibus State Government, Veterans, and Military Affairs Appropriation Bill with Special Session Update

The final State Departments and Veterans Omnibus Appropriations bill includes the Senate’s budget recommendations to fund various state agencies, boards, and commissions. The budget target was $973 million, or approximately ...
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