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MSBA’s Denise Dittrich appointed to Minnesota Broadband Task Force

On Thursday, Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Denise Dittrich (MSBA’s Associate Director of Government Relations) to the Minnesota Broadband Task Force.

The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband develops policies to promote the expansion of broadband access throughout Minnesota. 148 more words

Gov. Mark Dayton

Elections Bill has new board-vacancy filling provisions that go into effect on July 1

The Omnibus Elections Bill (SF 455) was signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton on May 22.

One of the more complicated provisions is the new requirements for filling a school board vacancy with more than one year left in the term. 38 more words

2015 Legislative Session

Special Session Update: Please continue your advocacy efforts

By Kirk Schneidawind, MSBA Executive Director

As the path for the 2015 special legislative session begins to become more solidified, we believe it is important to reinforce our priorities on some of the key provisions related to the final E-12 education bill. 330 more words

2015 Legislative Session

Daudt Visits Preschool To Highlight GOP Education Plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt visited a private St. Paul learning center for preschoolers Thursday, highlighting the centerpiece of the GOP education plan: Early learning scholarships. 231 more words


Dayton And Lawmakers Refocus Budget Fight On Education

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — With the location of a special session sorted, Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders zeroed in on a budget impasse Wednesday that touches several areas of state government but hinges mostly on the state’s public schools budget. 662 more words


Higher Education Bill includes some E-12 education elements

As we mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, some of the dust has settled from the 2015 legislative (regular) session. With much unknown about the level of E-12 education funding, there are some knowns that we will be reporting to you. 99 more words

2015 Legislative Session

Minnesota Submits Bid To Host College Football Championship

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says Minnesota has submitted its bid to host the College Football Playoff National Championship game in 2020. 118 more words