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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

3/22/2021
HF 1784 (Noor) Small business support program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Cesia Baires, owner of Abi's Cafe in Minneapolis
Danny Schwartzman, owner of Common Roots Cafe and Catering in Minneapolis
Mary Taris, owner of Strive Publishing in Robbinsdale

Brief Fiscal Staff Overview

HF 1342 (Noor) Governor's budget for jobs and economic development established; funding provided for Departments of Employment and Economic Development. *This will be an informational hearing. No action will be taken*

Presentation on Governor’s DEED Budget and Supplemental Budget Request
Commissioner Steve Grove

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
Bills Added:
HF1342 (Noor) - Omnibus workforce and business development bill.
HF1784 (Noor) - Small business support program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Attachments:

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

3/19/2021
HF 2066 (Koegel) Launch Minnesota program
Steve Grove, Commissioner, DEED
Neela Mollgaard, Executive Director, Launch MN
Dave Hengel, Executive Director, Greater Bemidji Inc.
Aneela Idnani, Co-founder, HabitAware

HF 784 (Thompson) Ending systemic racism funding provided, provisions adopted that address racial injustice and systemic racism, and money appropriated. *Testimony, Amendments, or other materials related to this bill must be relevant to this committee's jurisdiction*
Alexander Buster Deputie

HF 875 (Xiong, J) African Economic Development Solutions grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Liban Alishire, Owner, ACE Interpretation Inc
Ali Hola, Owner of ITC Transit Service
Dr. Abraham Dalu, Owner, A&A Reliable Home Health Care, LLC

HF 2007 (Noor) Emerge Community Development funding provided, and money appropriated.
Mohamed Ali, Senior Director of Workforce Programs, EMERGE
Saeed Bihi, Manager, Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center, City of Minneapolis

HF 2020 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) SciTech Internship Program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Jeff Tollefson, President and CEO, Minnesota Technology Association
Becky Siekmeier, Director, SciTech Internship Program
Angie Zavoral Conley, CEO, AbiliTech Medical
Daniel Ajagbusi, Student - Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
Tatem Rios, Student - Chemical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Minnesota

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
Bills Added:
HF784 (Thompson) - Ending systemic racism funding provided, provisions adopted that address racial injustice and systemic racism, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF875 (Xiong) - African Economic Development Solutions grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2007 (Noor) - Emerge Community Development funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2020 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - SciTech Internship Program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2066 (Koegel) - Launch Minnesota program established.
Attachments:

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

3/17/2021
HF 389 (Hassan) Women of Color Opportunity Act
Lulete Mola, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Women’s Foundation of Minnesota
Mariana Cervantes - The Young Women’s Initiative

HF 1364 (Xiong, T) East African community economic development pilot grant program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Marcus Pope, Youthprise
Mohamed Farah, Ka Joog

HF 2019 (Xiong, T) Nonprofit infrastructure grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Kate Barr, President & CEO, Propel Nonprofits
Nausheena Hussain, Executive Director, Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (RISE)
Mukhtar M. Ibrahim, Editor & Executive Director, Sahan Journal
Nancy Fasching – VP of Community Impact, Southwest Initiative Foundation
Jonathan Palmer – Executive Director, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center

HF 1630 (Noor) Minnesota investment fund use modified, and report required
Kevin McKinnon, Deputy Commissioner, Economic Development and Research, DEED

HF 1784 (Noor) Small business support program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Cesia Baires, owner of Abi's Cafe in Minneapolis
Mary Taris, owner of Strive Publishing in Robbinsdale
Danny Schwartzman, owner of Common Roots Cafe and Catering in Minneapolis

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
Bills Added:
HF389 (Hassan) - Women of Color Opportunity Act enacted, pilot projects created, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1364 (Xiong) - East African community economic development pilot grant program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1784 (Noor) - Small business support program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2019 (Xiong) - Nonprofit infrastructure grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1630 (Noor) - Minnesota investment fund use modified, business subsidy requirements modified, exceptions made to job creation fund requirements, and report required.
Attachments:

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

3/15/2021
HF 2044 (Lippert) Nonprofit corporation established to finance and leverage private investment for clean energy
Jeremy Kalin

HF 1999 (Agbaje) Minority business development funding provided, and money appropriated.
Warren McLean, President, Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON)
Feraol Debo, Operations Manager, ITC Transit
Henry Jimenez, President, Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC)
Jacqueline Coleman, President/CEO, Ingensa Inc (Education Solutions)
TJ Ticey, Chief Administrative Officer for Tri Construction

HF 1460 (Greenman) Neighborhood Development Center grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Renay Dossman
Anthony Simmons, Soul to Soul BBQ

HF 2079 (Olson) Modifying requirements of the 2019 appropriation to a paper mill in Duluth
Gary Wargin, Verso Corporation

HF 1630 (Noor) Minnesota investment fund use modified, and report required
Kevin McKinnon, Deputy Commissioner, Economic Development and Research, DEED

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
Bills Added:
HF1460 (Greenman) - Neighborhood Development Center grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1999 (Agbaje) - Minority business development funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2079 (Olson) - Duluth; paper mill 2019 appropriation requirements modified.
HF2044 (Lippert) - Nonprofit corporation established to finance and leverage private investment for clean energy, report required, and money appropriated.
Attachments:

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

3/10/2021
HF 1750 (Christensen) Energy Transition Legacy Office established
Mayor Mary McComber, City of Oak Park Heights
Max Peters, Cohasset City Administrator
Jamie Fitzke, Center for Energy and Environment
Audrey Partridge, Center for Energy and Environment
Evan Mulholland, Supervising Attorney at MCEA
Thor Underdahl, MN Power

HF 1206 (Agbaje) Summit Academy OIC funding provided, and money appropriated.
Louis King, President & CEO of Summit Academy
Gerald Graffunder, graduate of Summit Academy, Atomic Data employee

HF 1105 (Xiong, J) Youth job skills and career development funding provided, and money appropriated.
Terryl Brumm, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities
Lamah Bility, Boys & Girls Club Alumni

HF 1324 (Baker) ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Ben Wogsland, Hospitality Minnesota

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
Bills Added:
HF1105 (Xiong) - Youth job skills and career development funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1206 (Agbaje) - Summit Academy OIC funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1750 (Christensen) - Energy Transition Legacy Office established, transition communities and worker advisory committee created, state transition plan development required for communities and workers impacted by power plan retirement, and money appropriated.
HF1324 (Baker) - ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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