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Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

SIXTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 13, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON LABOR, WORKPLACE, AND REGULATED INDUSTRIES

MINUTES

Representative Sheldon Johnson, Chair of the Labor, Workplace, and Regulated Industries Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:18 A.M. on February 13, 2013, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

JOHNSON, Sheldon (Chair)
SUNDIN, Mikael (Vice-Chair)
BENSON, Mike
FISCHER, Peter
HOPPE, Joe
KIEFFER, Andrea
LAINE, Carolyn
MASIN, Sandra
METSA, Jason
NELSON, Michael
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
O'NEILL, Marion
SAVICK, Shannon
SIMONSON, Erik
UGLEM, Mark

A quorum was present.

Representative O'Neill moved that the minutes of January 30, 2013 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following people testified on overview of Connect Minnesota about Rural Broadband Issues:

William Hoffman III, State Program Manager, Connect MN
Jack Geller, Professor, U of M - Crookston

The following people testified on overview of Connect America Fund:

Jim Campbell, Regional Vice President of Public Affairs, CenturyLink
Andrew Schriner, Director of Government Relations, CenturyLink

The meeting was adjourned at 9:47 A.M.





Rep. Sheldon Johnson, Chair




Connor McNutt, Committee Legislative Asst.
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Overview from Connect MN about rural broadband issues