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EIGHTH MEETING - Education Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 9:45 am on February 5, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DAVNIE, Jim
SANDSTEDE, Julie
KRESHA, Ron
BENNETT, Peggy
DANIELS, Brian
DEMUTH, Lisa
DETTMER, Bob
EDELSON, Heather
ERICKSON, Sondra
HUOT, John
JURGENS, Tony
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PRYOR, Laurie
RICHARDSON, Ruth
SANDELL, Steve
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


A quorum was present.

Rep. Sandstede moved that the minutes from January 31, 2019 be approved. Motion prevailed.

Presentation on school food nutrition and child hunger provided by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and other various organizations and specialists. Questions and answers from representatives and testifiers.

Testifiers:

Debra Lukkonen (MDE), School Nutrition Supervisor
Daron Korte (MDE), Assistant Commissioner
Lindsey Yock, MD., JD., Children’s Minnesota
Rebecca Mino, MS., Second Harvest Heartland
Colleen Moriarty, Hunger Solutions Minnesota
Steven Krikava, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
Crystal FitzSimons, Food Research and Action Center
Noah Atlas, Anoka-Hennepin Schools
Lori Smith, Westwood Elementary, St. Cloud



The meeting of the Education Finance Division was adjourned at 11:14 am.






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Representative Jim Davnie, Chair


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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant





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Informational hearing on school nutrition

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