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Minnesota Legislative Session is Nearing an End

In less than two weeks the 2019 legislative session will  end. The Conference Committees are underway, but the Senate, House and Governor cannot agree on high level budget targets. It’s getting stressful.

Big roadblocks

  • Sunset of the provider tax | This will put a $700M hole in the Health and Human Services budget. Governor Walz wants to keep this tax, the GOP want to let it expire without a plan to replace it.

  • Education | The GOP budget doesn't keep up with inflation and barely funds schools. Despite bipartisan support of education across the state, their budget gives schools no new dollars.

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Help Restore the Vote to more than 52,000 Minnesotans

The House version of this bill passed through many committees and is now part of the House Election and Campaign Finance Omnibus Bill (HF1603). However, the Senate version (SF856), introduced by Senator Bobby Champion, has not been granted a hearing. In fact, the Chair of the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee, Senator Warren Limmer, says he will not give this bill a hearing.

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