STATE OF MINNESOTA JOINT/33rd MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
FINANCE /WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEES
Representative Carlson, Chair of the Finance Committee and Representative Loren Solberg, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee called the meeting to order at 11:38 A.M. on Friday, February 29, 2008, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistants noted the roll.
Members present of the Committee on Finance:
Sailer, Vice Chair
Members excused of the Committee on Finance: Anderson, B., Cornish, Finstad, Greiling, Howes, Huntley, Jaros, Kohls, Mahoney, Mariani, Paymar, Peppin, Sertich, Simon, Walker
Members present of the Committee on Ways and Means:
Solberg, Loren Holberg
Drazkowski Murphy, E
Eken Murphy, M
Members excused of the Committee on Ways and Means: Abeler, Dean, Gunther, Hilstrom, Huntley, Kelliher, Mariani, Ozment, Sertich, Smith, Tschumper.
A quorum was present.
The following testifiers presented the February Forecast to committee members:
Tom Hanson, Commissioner, Department of Finance
Dr. Tom Stinson, Assistant Commissioner/State Economist, Department of Finance
Jim Schowalter, Assistant Commissioner and State Budget Director, Department of Finance
The meeting was adjourned at 1:30 P.M.
REP. LOREN SOLBERG, CHAIRREP. LYNDON CARLSON, CHAIR
Gerrie Boice Lill Pohlkamp
Committee Legislative Assistant Committee Legislative Assistant