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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

4/6/2022
HF 4355 (Noor) Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy Omnibus Bill
- Mark-up of DE Amendment
- Vote out of committee

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 1pm on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022.

If you have questions, please reach out to Committee Administrator Nick Stumo-Langer at <Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn>.
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This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.
Bills Added:
HF4355 (Noor) - Omnibus workforce and business development finance and policy bill.
Attachments:

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

4/4/2022
HF 4355 (Noor) Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy Omnibus Bill [THIS HEARING WILL BE FOR WALKTHROUGH AND PUBLIC TESTIMONY. NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN]
- Overview from Nonpartisan House Staff
i. Ashley Engh, Fiscal Analyst, House Fiscal Analysis Department
ii. Anna Scholin, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department

- Public Testimony
i. Marc Majors, Deputy Commissioner of Workforce Development, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
ii. Kevin McKinnon, Deputy Commissioner of Economic Development, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
iii. Elena Gaarder, Chief Executive Officer, Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers
iv. Peter McLaughlin, Executive Director, Local Initiatives Support Corporation Twin Cities
v. Gloria Perez, President, Women’s Foundation of Minnesota
vi. Kenya McKnight-Ahad, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Black Women’s Wealth Alliance
vii. ThaoMee Xiong, Executive and Network Director, Coalition of Asian American Leaders
viii. Shep Harris, Lobbyist, Center for Economic Inclusion
ix. Baba Letang, Director of Community Engagement, Neighborhood Development Center
x. Lynn Shelton, Vice President of Marketing & Organizational Development, Enterprise Minnesota
xi. Sam Richie, Economic Development Association of Minnesota
xii. Scott McMahon, Executive Director, Greater Minnesota Partnership
xiii. Carrie Bendix, Director, Southwest Minnesota PIC Workforce Development Board
xiv. Jane Graupman, Executive Director, International Institute of Minnesota
xv. Shelly Hanson, President, Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce
xvi. Ben Wogsland, Executive Vice President, Hospitality Minnesota
xvii. Marie Ellis, Public Policy Director, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
xviii. Katina Mortensen, Director of Public Policy, Minnesota Council on Foundations

If you're interested in testifying in-person, virtually or submitting written testimony, please contact Committee Administrator Nick Stumo-Langer at Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn.
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This hybrid committee hearing will be held in-person in State Capitol Room 120 with remote participation from members and testifiers available. The capacity for State Capitol Room 120 is 60 audience seats, please plan accordingly. This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.
Bills Added:
HF4355 (Noor) - Omnibus workforce and business development finance and policy bill.
Attachments:

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

3/30/2022
MEETING RECONVENE, 7 PM: The Workforce and Business Development committee will conclude its agenda from its afternoon hearing this evening at 7pm.

HF 3807 (Noor) New American employment support services funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Jane Graupman, Executive Director, International Institute of Minnesota
- Mohammad Wasir Zalmai, Participant

HF 3475 (Greenman) Minority business development funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Hollies Winston, Owner, Guaranteed America
- Frank Altman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Community Reinvestment Fund
- Enrique Blanco, Director of Operations, Latino Economic Development Center
- Patrick Pariseau, Vice President of Lending and Consulting, Metropolitan Economic Development Association
- Charles Carter, Founder and Owner, Taste of Rondo

HF 4512 (Hamilton) Southwest Minnesota workforce development scholarship pilot program established, and money appropriated.
- Erik Simonson, Senior Lobbyist, Flaherty and Hood
- Mike Kuhle, Mayor, City of Worthington
- Myron Koets, Mayor, City of Pipestone
- Scott Marquardt, Senior Vice President, Southwest Initiative Foundation
- Carrie Bendix, Executive Director, Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council

HF 4707 (Koegel) Appropriating money to MNSBIR, Inc. for small business research and development support.
- Pat Dillon, Executive Director, Minnesota Small Business Innovation Research, Inc.
- Rob Wudlick, Chief Executive Officer, Adaptive Design Works, LLC
- Dr. Ashley Mooneyham, Chief Executive Officer, Momease Solutions
- Dr. David Kallmes, President, Marblehead Medical

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.
Bills Added:
HF3475 (Greenman) - Minority business development funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3807 (Noor) - New American employment support services funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4512 (Hamilton) - Southwest Minnesota workforce development scholarship pilot program established, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
HF 4565 (Becker-Finn) Appropriating money for a Leech Lake Area Health and Wellness Center in the city of Cass Lake. [INFORMATIONAL HEARING ONLY]
- LeRoy Staples Fairbanks, District III Representative, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
- Levi Brown, Chairperson, Noopiiming Local Indian Council

HF 4024 (Becker-Finn) GiveMN grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Jake Blumberg, Executive Director, GiveMN
- Cathy Maes, Executive Director, Loaves and Fishes

HF 4601 (Moran) St. Paul; YWCA redevelopment funding provided, and money appropriated. [INFORMATIONAL HEARING ONLY]
- Gaye Adams Massey, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA St. Paul

HF 4522 (Sandstede) COVID-19; pandemic relief grant program created, reports required, and money appropriated.
- Ben Wogsland, Executive Vice President, Hospitality Minnesota
- Shelly Hanson, President, Hibbing Chamber of Commerce

HF 4075 (Xiong, T.) Extended employment services funding provided for persons with severe disabilities, and money appropriated.
- Lisa Parteh, Vice President, Functional Industries
- Tyler Pinor, Program Participant, Extended Employment Services

HF 4215 (Noor) Prison-to-employment pathways funding provided for instruction to incarcerated individuals for employment after incarceration and work release, and money appropriated.
- Paul Schnell, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Corrections
- Marlon Moore, Commissioner, Minnesota Civilian Public Safety Commission

HF 3807 (Noor) New American employment support services funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Jane Graupman, Executive Director, International Institute of Minnesota
- Mohammad Wasir Zalmai, Participant

HF 3475 (Greenman) Minority business development funding provided, and money appropriated

HF 4512 (Hamilton) Southwest Minnesota workforce development scholarship pilot program established, and money appropriated.
- Erik Simonson, Senior Lobbyist, Flaherty and Hood
- Mike Kuhle, Mayor, City of Worthington
- Myron Koets, Mayor, City of Pipestone
- Scott Marquardt, Senior Vice President, Southwest Initiative Foundation
- Carrie Bendix, Executive Director, Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council

HF 4707 (Koegel) Appropriating money to MNSBIR, Inc. for small business research and development support
- Pat Dillon, Executive Director, Minnesota Small Business Innovation Research, Inc.
- Rob Wudlick, Chief Executive Officer, Adaptive Design Works, LLC
- Dr. Ashley Mooneyham, Chief Executive Officer, Momease Solutions
- Dr. David Kallmes, President, Marblehead Medical

If you're interested in testifying, please contact Nick Stumo-Langer at <Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn>.
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This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.
Attachments:

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

3/28/2022
HF 1332 (Her) Headwaters community food and water economic resiliency program established, and money appropriated.
- Marita Bujold, Organizer, Just Food and Water
- Janette Dean, Policy Action Team Volunteer, MN350 & MN350 Action
- Robert Blake, Executive Director, Native Sun Community Power; Founder and Chief Executive Officer or Solar Bear; Member, Red Lake Community
- Darryl Lindsey, Vice President of Social Change, Appetite for Change
- Roxxanne O’Brien, Chief Organizer, Community Members for Environmental Justice

HF 4488 (Her) Coalition of Asian American Leaders grant to address disparities funding provided, and money appropriated.
-ThaoMee Xiong, Executive and Network Director, Coalition of Asian American Leaders
- Hue Pham, Executive Director, Vietnamese Social Services
- John Yang, Board Chair, Hmong Chamber of Commerce

HF 4319 (Agbaje) Appropriating money for a facility to provide career and technical education and job training in renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, electric vehicles, and grid technologies. [INFORMATIONAL HEARING ONLY]
- Jamez Staples, President and Chief Executive Officer, Renewable Energy Partners
- Michael Krause, Principal, Kandiyo Consulting

HF 4075 (Xiong, T.) Extended employment services funding provided for persons with severe disabilities, and money appropriated.
- Lisa Parteh, Vice President, Functional Industries

HF 1200 (Richardson) Paid Family Medical Leave
- Keith Ellison, Attorney General, State of Minnesota
- Samantha Sencer-Mura, Executive Director, 826 MSP
- Christy Hall, Senior Staff Attorney, Gender Justice
- Dayna Kennedy, ISAIAH Leader, Saint Paul
- Sarah Piepenberg, Co-Owner, Vinaigrette (Minneapolis)
- LaSherion McDonald, Home Visitor, Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition
- Dale Dobrin, Pediatrician, Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

If you're interested in testifying in-person, virtually or submitting written testimony, please contact Committee Administrator Nick Stumo-Langer at <Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn>.
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This hybrid committee hearing will be held in-person in Capitol Building Room 120 with remote participation from members and testifiers available. The capacity for State Capitol Room 120 is 60 audience seats, please plan accordingly. This hybrid hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.
Bills Added:
HF1200 (Richardson) - Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
HF1332 (Her) - Headwaters community food and water economic resiliency program established, and money appropriated.
HF4075 (Xiong) - Extended employment services funding provided for persons with severe disabilities, and money appropriated.
HF4319 (Agbaje) - Career and technical education and job training facility funding provided for education in renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, electric vehicles, and grid technology; and money appropriated.
HF4488 (Her) - Coalition of Asian American Leaders grant to address disparities funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
HF1200 Handout from Minnesotans for Paid Family and Medical Leave_03.23.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF1200 Letter from AARP Minnesota_03.23.2022.docx (3/25/2022)
HF1200 Letter from Main Street Alliance of Minnesota_03.23.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF1200 Letter from National Federation of Independent Business_03.25.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF1200 Letter from University of Minnesota Humphrey School's Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy_03.23.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF1200 Letter from Violence Free Minnesota_03.23.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF1200 Resources from Paid Family Medical Leave Coalition of Minnesota_03.23.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF1332 Letter from The Food Group MN_03.24.2022.docx (3/25/2022)
HF1332 Letter from The Good Acre_03.25.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF4319 Presentation from East Plymouth Innovation Corridor_03.25.2022.pptx (3/25/2022)
HF4488 DE2 Author's Amendment_03.25.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF4488 Letter from Coalition of Asian American Leaders_03.25.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF1332 One-Pager for Headwaters Community Food and Water Bill_03.25.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF1332 Resources for Headwaters Community Food and Water Bill_03.25.2022.pdf (3/25/2022)
HF4075 Letter from Allina Health_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF1200 Handout Comparing Paid Leave Bills 2022 from PFML Coalition_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF1332 Letter from 100% Campaign_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF1200 Letter from MN Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics_03.28.2022.docx (3/28/2022)
HF1200 A7 Author's Amendment_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF1332 Letter from MN350 Action_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF1200 Handout from United for Jobs_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF1200 Letter from United for Jobs_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF4075 Handout from Functional Industries_03.28.2022.DOC (3/28/2022)
HF1200 Letter from Agents Coalition for Healthcare_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF4075 DE1 Author's Amendment_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF1200 Letter from League of Minnesota Cities_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)
HF4488 Testimony from Rob Yang_03.28.2022.pdf (3/28/2022)

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

3/23/2022
HF 3938 (Jordan) Individuals with disabilities grant to assist in career skills programming funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Delmon Smith, Minnesota Diversified Industries
- Jeanne Eglinton, Director of Employment Services, Minnesota Diversified Industries
- Eric Black, President and Chief Executive Officer, Minnesota Diversified Industries

HF 4183 (Long) Unidos MN Education Fund and the New Justice Project MN grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Emilia Gonzalez Avalos, Executive Director, Unidos MN Education Fund
- Rod Adams, Executive Director, New Justice Project

HF 4117 (Hassan) Statewide phlebotomy training and certification program funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Mohamed Farah, Executive Director, Ka Joog
- Fatumo Abdi, Nurse Instructor, Pathway Careers Training Center
- Amina Abdulahi, Student

HF 4134 (Kresha) Minnesota Association of Workforce Boards funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Scott Schulte, Chair, Minnesota Association of Workforce Boards
- Jeanna Fortney, Director, Minnesota Association of Workforce Boards
- Ian Vincent, Senior Business Developer, APEX (Chair, Duluth Workforce Development Board)

HF 4460 (Wazlawik) White Bear Center for the Arts paid high school internship program funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Alex Legeros, Development Director, White Bear Center for the Arts
- Sieng Lee, Artist-in-Residence, White Bear Center for the Arts

HF 4278 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Appropriating money for a study of the early childhood education workforce.
- Ann McCully, Executive Director, Child Care Aware of Minnesota

HF 4123 (Noor) Youth employment and training program funding provided, and money appropriated.
- MaryLynn Pulscher, Manager for Environmental Education and Youth Employment, Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board

If you're interested in testifying, please contact Committee Administrator Nick Stumo-Langer at <Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn>.
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This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.
Bills Added:
HF3938 (Jordan) - Individuals with disabilities grant to assist in career skills programming funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4117 (Hassan) - Statewide phlebotomy training and certification program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4123 (Noor) - Youth employment and training program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4183 (Long) - Unidos MN Education Fund and the New Justice Project MN grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4278 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Early childhood education workforce funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4134 (Kresha) - Minnesota Association of Workforce Boards funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4460 (Wazlawik) - White Bear Center for the Arts paid high school internship program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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