STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL ECONOMIES & VETERANS AFFAIRS FINANCE DIVISION
Chair, Representative Al Juhnke
Representative Juhnke, Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:35 AM, March10, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
JUHNKE, Al, Chair
HAMILTON, Rod, Vice Chair
MAGNUS, Doug, Lead
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was present
Representative Hosch moved that the minutes of March 4, 2009 be amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.
The following people testified on the Budget of the Programs & Services Divisions of the
Department of Veteran Affairs:
Sherry Kromschroeder, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Michael Pugliese, Deputy Commissioner
Jim Miller, Tribal Services VSO
Ron Quade, Claims and Outreach Division
Kathy Schwartz, Benefits Division
Anna Long, Communications and Public Affairs
Reggie Worlds, Peer to Peer and Case Managers
Discussion and questions followed.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:07 PM.
Representative Al Juhnke, Chair
William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant