By Rich Forschler & Sonnie Elliott, Faegre Baker Daniels
The release of the Governor’s transportation funding package on Monday and Operations Budget on Tuesday dominated conversations at the Capitol this week. After the release, committees began to hear budget details and explanations from respective state agencies.
Governor Dayton’s $42 billion budget focused heavily on education funding changes. His transportation proposal is projected to spend $11 billion over the next decade. The budget proposal also features $3.4...
By Sonnie Elliott and Rich Forschler
Faegre Baker Daniels
The Minnesota Legislature had a short week after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This week was one of transition as committees had fewer introductory hearings and more testimony on bills that are being considered. The week culminated with consensus on allocation of space in the newly renovated Capitol building after a handshake agreement by the Governor and legislative leaders was announced at a Capitol Preservation Commission meeting.
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