STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
CHILDCARE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY SUBCOMMITTEE
Representative Franson, Chair of the Childcare Access and Affordability Subcommittee, started the meeting at 8:20 AM on January 11, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FRANSON, Mary, Chair
PETERSON, Roz, Vice Chair
FLANAGAN, Peggy, Minority Lead
Representative Franson officially called the meeting to order at 8:23 AM. A quorum was present.
Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) gave a presentation and answered questions of the subcommittee about the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant.
Jim Koppel, Assistant Commissioner, Children and Family Services;
Regina Wagner, Acting Inspector General.
Representative Franson opened the meeting to public testimony.
Jessica Anderson, Legislative Affairs Director, Children’s Defense Fund-MN;
Elizabeth Bangert, MS, Owner/Director/Consultant, Here We Grow, LLC;
Daniel Gumnit, CEO, People Serving People.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:55 AM.
Representative Mary Franson, Chair
Karen Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant