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Early Childhood Finance and Policy

SIXTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 28, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


EARLY CHILDHOOD FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Dave Pinto, Chair of the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy, called the remote meeting to order at 8:30 AM on January 28, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll call.

Members present:
PINTO, Dave, Chair
PRYOR, Laurie, Vice Chair
FRANSON, Mary, Minority Lead
BENNETT, Peggy
BOLDON, Liz
DANIELS, Brian
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMUTH, Lisa
JURGENS, Tony
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
MORRISON, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

A quorum was present.

Presentation on the impacts of economic disparities in Early Childhood from the University of Minnesota.

Testified:
• Dr. Aaron Sojourner, Labor Economist, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

Presentations on Prenatal and Infant Health, and Special Supplemental Assistance Programs for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in the State of Minnesota from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Testified:
• Karen Fogg, Maternal and Child Health Section Manager
• Kate Franken, State Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Director
The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 AM.


__________________________________________
Representative Dave Pinto, Chair


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Shenika Chambers, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:23 Impacts of Economic Disparities in Early Childhood.
-Doctor Aaron Sojourner, University of Minnesota.

49:07 Maternal and Infant Health and Special Supplemental Assistance Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) - Minnesota Department of Health.
-Karen Fogg, Maternal and Children Health Services Manager.
-Kate Franken, WIC Director.

Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes


Presentation on Impacts of Economic Disparities in Early Childhood
Dr. Aaron Sojourner, University of Minnesota
Presentations on Selected Programs Supporting Families with Young Children - Minnesota Department of Health
Karen Fogg, Maternal and Children Health Services Manager
Kate Franken, WIC Director

*Agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing:
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Notes:
This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.
If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Jenny Nash by emailing her at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny Nash with questions about the agenda.
For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.