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Minnesota Legislature
2007-2008 Regular Session

JOINT/33rd MEETING - Finance

February 29, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA JOINT/33rd MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

FINANCE /WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEES

MINUTES


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:

Carlson, Chair
Sailer, Vice Chair
Clark
Erhardt
Garofalo
Hackbarth
Hausman
Heidgerken
Hilty
Juhnke
Kahn
Lenczewski
Lieder
Murphy, M.
Otremba
Pelowski
Poppe
Rukavina
Seifert
Severson
Slawik
Solberg
Thissen
Wagenius
Westrom

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
Brynaert Kahn
Carlson Lencewski
Clark McNamera
Drazkowski Murphy, E
Eken Murphy, M
Erhardt Paulsen
Greiling Pelowski
Hilty Swails


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.



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REP. LOREN SOLBERG, CHAIRREP. LYNDON CARLSON, CHAIR


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Gerrie Boice Lill Pohlkamp
Committee Legislative Assistant Committee Legislative Assistant
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07:00 - Gavel. 08:50 - Presentation of the February Forecast. Runs 1 hour, 56 minutes.