A majority of those participating in the nonpartisan House Public Information Services state fair poll believe publicly funded preschool should be provided for the state’s youngest learners. They also support exempting Social Security income from Minnesota’s individual income tax and think the state should offer financial assistance to help local law enforcement agencies purchase body cameras.
The annual state fair poll, conducted at the House booth, is an informal, unscientific survey of issues discussed in prior legislative sessions and may be topics of discussion in 2016.
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2016 SESSION - House floor session
Tuesday, March 8 2016 12:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
The Minnesota Legislature will next convene in Regular Session on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 12:00 p.m.
Two House members have announced their intention to run for a different office in 2016 and two others have said they won’t return, clearing the way for new candidates to seek their seats. (As of Nov. 16, 2015)
House members who have formally announced they will not be seeking re-election:
Rep. Kim Norton (DFL-Rochester)
Rep. Ann Lenczewski (DFL-Bloomington)
Seeking Senate seat but have not resigned their House seat:
Rep. Connie Bernardy (DFL-Fridley), Rep. Carolyn Laine (DFL-Columbia Heights)
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