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STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION FINANCE
Chair, Representative Paul Marquart

MINUTES

Representative Marquart, Chair of the Committee on Education Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM, January 30, 2013 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Marquart, Chair
Slocum, Vice Chair
Woodard, GOP Lead
Anzelc
Bernardy
Brynaert
Erickson, S.
Gruenhagen
Hertaus
Moran
Morgan
Myhra
Newton
Quam
Radinovich
Selcer
Wills

Members excused:
Davnie
Mariani
McDonald

A quorum was present.

House Researcher Tim Strom explained to committee members district-by-district school funding printouts that showed the statutory equity gap.

Representative Hertaus moved the minutes of January 29, 2013 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

House Fiscal Analyst Melissa Johnson explained Governor Mark Dayton's education budget spreadsheet document to committee members.

Mary Cecconi, Executive Director of Parents United for Public Schools, Tom Melcher, Minnesota Department of Education Program Finance Director, and Rose Hermodson, Minnesota Department of Education Assistant Commissioner presented the Minnesota Education Finance Working Group's recommendations.

Members' questions and comments were addressed throughout each presentation.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:46 AM.


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Representative Paul Marquart, Chair


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Joe Gould, Committee Legislative Assistant

Related Audio & Video

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    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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    Agenda: Education Finance Working Group November 2012 recommendations and report

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    House Education Finance Committee
    Gavel and introductory comments.
    06:19 - 2012 Education Finance Working Group recommendations and report.
    Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.

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