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Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

FORTY-FIFTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 18, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


JOB GROWTH AND ENERGY AFFORDABILITY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair of the Jobs Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:07 PM on April 18, 2018, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
GAROFALO, Pat
CLARK, Karen
ANDERSON, Paul
DAVNIE, Jim
FABIAN, Dan
NEU, Anne
O’NEILL, Marion
RARICK, Jason
VOGEL, Bob
WEST, Nolan
WAGENIUS, Jean
METSA, Jason
MORAN, Rena
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike
BAHR, Cal
NEWBERGER, Jim
BAKER, Dave
HOWE, Jeff
MAYE QUADE, Erin
MUNSON, Jeremy
MAHONEY, Tim
LAYMAN, Sandy

Members excused:
THISSEN, Paul

Representative Clark moved the meeting minutes from April 16, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF4289 (Pat Garofalo) Renewable energy project funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Garofalo had the committee walk through A18-0800.

Shelley Buck, Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal President; Jennifer Schellenberg, Restaurant Workers of America; Mike Mills, Sergeant First Class (retired), Freeport, MN; Mike Bull, Director of Policy and External Affairs, Center of Policy and External Affairs; Bruce Nelson, Alexandria Lakes Area Sanitary District; Commissioner Shawntera Hardy, DEED;
Karen Blackburn, Executive Director, Cook County Higher Ed; Commissioner Mary Tingerthal, MHFA; Ruby Lee, CLUES; Commissioner Ken Peterson, DOLI; Commissioner Jessica Looman, Commerce; Dan Leary, Manager of Government Affairs, T-Mobile; Laura Ziegler, Intergovernmental Relations, League of Minnesota Cities; David Siegel, Exectutive Director, housing First Minnesota; Rick Evans, Xcel Energy; testified on A18-0800.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 PM.




Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair





Amelia Allert, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4289 (Garofalo) - Omnibus employment, economic development, and energy bill.
House TV Video:
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Comments by the Chair.
05:39 - Walk-through of HF4289 (Garofalo) Omnibus Job Growth and Energy Affordability Finance bill.
45:50 - Public testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 54 minutes.


Walkthrough of omnibus bill and public testimony

The amendment deadline for language properly drafted to the DE is 2 PM on Thursday