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Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy: Subcommittee on a Balanced Budget
Tuesday, December 14 2010 - watch this program
07:25 - Gavel, and presentation of 2010 November Economic Forecast.
1:04:05 - Cash Flow update.
Runs 1 hour, 10 minutes.

State Canvassing Board - day 3/part 1
Wednesday, December 8 2010 - watch this program
00:17 - Gavel.
The board went in to recess.
Runs 2 minutes.
This is a production of the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, with technical assistance provided by the Minnesota House of Representatives.

State Canvassing Board - day 3/part 2
Wednesday, December 8 2010 - watch this program
00:22 - Discussion of issue of withdrawal of ballot challenges, request for recount and certification of election for governor.
25:12 - Discussion of certification of election for House districts. 28:20 - General discussion.
Runs 32 minutes.
This is a production of the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, with technical assistance provided by the Minnesota House of Representatives.

State Canvassing Board - day 3/part 3
Wednesday, December 8 2010 - watch this program
00:39 - Gavel.
02:36 - Discussion of consolidated election results.
06:04 - Closing comments.
Runs 16 minutes.
This is a production of the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, with technical assistance provided by the Minnesota House of Representatives.

State Canvassing Board - day 2
Friday, December 3 2010 - watch this program
02:04 - Gavel, and discussion of issues related to attempted challenges deemed frivolous.
1:34:57 - General discussion.
Runs 1 hour, 49 minutes.
This is a production of the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, with technical assistance provided by the Minnesota House of Representatives.

State Canvassing Board - day 1/part 1
Tuesday, November 23 2010 - watch this program
04:20 - Gavel and introductory remarks.
06:03 - Presentation of Canvass Report for November 2, 2010 General Election.
12:35 - Presentation of Report of the Post Election Equipment Review.
19:03 - Selection of Post Election Performance Review Precincts.
28:54 - Signing of Certification.
31:51 - Recount plan for the election for Governor and House Districts 15B, 25B and 27A.
The board recessed.
Runs 2 hours, 11 minutes.
This is a production of the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, with technical assistance provided by the Minnesota House of Representatives.

State Canvassing Board - day 1/part 2
Tuesday, November 23 2010 - watch this program
02:20 - Gavel and continued discussion of recount plan for the election for Governor and House Districts 15B, 25B and 27A.
The board recessed.
Runs 40 minutes.
This is a production of the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, with technical assistance provided by the Minnesota House of Representatives.

State Canvassing Board - day 1/part 3
Tuesday, November 23 2010 - watch this program
03:09 - Continued discussion of recount plan for the election for Governor and House Districts 15B, 25B and 27A.
The board recessed.
Runs 29 minutes.
This is a production of the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, with technical assistance provided by the Minnesota House of Representatives.

2011 Open Enrollment meeting - ACDHP high deductible insurance plan
Tuesday, November 9 2010 - watch this program
01:41 - Open Enrollment meeting related to ACDHP high deductible insurance plan.
Runs 1 hour, 9 minutes.

2011 Open Enrollment meeting
Monday, October 25 2010 - watch this program
01:35 - Beginning of meeting, and overview from Minnesota Management and Budget benefits staff.
19:36 - Presentation from Blue Cross of Minnesota.
27:05 - Presentation from PreferredOne.
31:25 - Presentation from HealthPartners.
37:28 - Presentation from Delta Dental Plan.
39:45 - Presentation from OCHS, Inc.
50:55 - Presentation from Eide Bailly.
Runs 1 hour, 4 minutes.

Long Term Care Informational Meeting / benefits overview
Friday, April 30 2010 - watch this program
02:20 - Beginning of informational meeting regarding Long Term Care Open Enrollment.
24:05 - Overview of other employee benefits.
Runs 42 minutes.

House Jobs Task Force
Wednesday, December 16 2009 - watch this program
02:46 - Gavel an introductory remarks.
03:58 - House Research summary and options.
22:01 - General discussion.
Runs 1 hour, 51 minutes.

House Jobs Task Force - part 1
Monday, November 30 2009 - watch this program
07:30 - Gavel and introductory remarks.
10:38 - Credit markets.
2:04:57 - Agriculture credit panel.
2:33:32 - Bonding/debt management overview.
3:06:17 - Update on new debt service guidelines.
3:11:13 - Capital projects update/bond cancellation report.
3:16:32 - Update on August/October bond sales.
3:23:32 - General discussion of bonding/debt management/debt service.
The task force went in to recess.
Runs 3 hours, 30 minutes.

House Jobs Task Force - part 2
Monday, November 30 2009 - watch this program
08:35 - Gavel and discussion of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities construction timeline.
50:35 - Public testimony.
Runs 3 hours, 47 minutes.

Open Enrollment informational meeting
Tuesday, October 20 2009 - watch this program
06:25 - Beginning of meeting, and overview from Minnesota Management and Budget benefits staff.
29:53 - Presentation from Blue Cross of Minnesota.
36:41 - Presentation from PreferredOne.
42:55 - Presentation from HealthPartners.
53:15 - Presentation from State Dental Plan.
55:28 - Presentation from Minnesota Life and Hartford Life.
1:01:58 - Presentation from Eide Bailly.
Runs 1 hour, 6 minutes.

Local Government Aid Study Group
Thursday, October 15 2009 - watch this program
08:36 - Gavel and introductory remarks.
16:08 - Introduction of LGA Study Group members.
23:35 - Presentation by House Research on the history and background of local government aid programs.
1:38:05 - General discussion.
Runs 1 hour, 54 minutes.

House Jobs Task Force - part 1
Friday, September 25 2009 - watch this program
01:58 - Gavel and task force overview.
10:13 - State of the Minnesota economy.
1:46:06 - How can state government create and retain jobs in Minnesota?.
The task force recessed.
Runs 2 hour, 56 minutes.

House Jobs Task Force - part 2
Friday, September 25 2009 - watch this program
00:33 - Gavel.
01:50 - Programs that the state of Minnesota has used to stimulate job creation.
1:37:00 - Discussion of the proposals from the 2009 legislative session to stimulate the economy and create jobs.
Runs 2 hour, 13 minutes.

Legislative Advisory Commission
Thursday, June 18 2009 - watch this program
05:44 - Gavel and introductory remarks.
08:44 - Discussion of the unallotment statute.
19:24 - Addressing of questions from House and Senate members.
Runs 2 hours, 13 minutes.

Update on MSRS, Deferred Compensation and Health Care Savings Plan.
Tuesday, June 16 2009 - watch this program
02:55 - Introductory remarks.
04:20 - Discussion of retirement plans.
59:25 - Discussion of deferred compensation plan.
1:30:18 - Discussion of health care savings plan.
Runs 1 hour, 44 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy - part 1
Friday, May 15 2009 - watch this program
01:30 - Discussion of governor's education cuts/payment shift.
51:48 - Discussion of governor's health and human services line-item vetoes.
1:57:17 - Discussion of governor's unallotment proposal.
Runs 2 hours, 50 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy - part 2
Friday, May 15 2009 - watch this program
01:43 - Gavel, and continued discussion of the governor's proposed cuts and unallotments.
Runs 1 hour, 4 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy - part 1
Thursday, May 14 2009 - watch this program
02:29 - Gavel.
03:00 - Discussion of end-of-session budget issues with Jim Schowalter, Minnesota Management & Budget.
The commission went in to recess.
7 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy - part 2
Thursday, May 14 2009 - watch this program
09:43 - Discussion of end-of-session budget issues with Tom Hanson, Minnesota Management & Budget.
The commission went in to recess.
Runs 1 hour, 13 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Monday, May 11 2009 - watch this program
00:41 - Gavel.
00:50 - Discussion of cash flow issues.
17:39 - Continued discussion of budget targets.
Runs 1 hour, 14 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Thursday, May 7 2009 - watch this program
06:36 - Gavel and general discussion.
26:03 - Discussion of E-12 budget targets.
2:06:58 - Discussion of overall budget targets.
Runs 2 hour, 13 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Wednesday, May 6 2009 - watch this program
01:43 - Gavel, and discussion of fiscal stabilization funds.
57:37 - Discussion of budget targets and framework.
Runs 2 hours, 25 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Tuesday, May 5 2009 - watch this program
01:13 - Gavel, and continued discussion of budget targets.
Runs 58 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy - part 1
Monday, May 4 2009 - watch this program
02:27 - Gavel, and general discussion.
05:20 - Discussion of Health Care Access Fund.
1:30:36 - Update on overall budget targets.
Runs 1 hour, 51 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Friday, May 1 2009 - watch this program
07:17 - Gavel, and general discussion.
16:06 - Continued discussion of budget targets.
1:26:11 - Minnesota Management and Budget update on federal stimulus funds, and presentation on fund tracking and reporting.
1:57:41 - Discussion with MMB Commissioner Tom Hanson.
2:07:05 - Discussion of the "Kohls Framework" budget spreadsheet.
Runs 2 hours, 24 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Thursday, April 30 2009 - watch this program
Continued discussion of budget targets.
1:01:49 - Update on federal stimulus funds.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Thursday, April 2 2009 - watch this program
03:15 - Gavel.
04:10 - Review and discussion of the Legislative Auditor's Federal Compliance Audit, including testimony from Department of Human Services and Department of Education.
1:36:43 - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; testimony by Association of Minnesota Counties.
1:47:35 - Update on the status and process of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Runs 1 hour, 59 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Thursday, March 26 2009 - watch this program
01:48 - Gavel, and update on the status and process of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, federal fund requests, and discussion of the governor's supplemental budget.
50:04 - Discussion of ARRA funds and the University of Minnesota.
1:18:10 - Discussion of ARRA funds and the Department of Health.
Runs 1 hour, 35 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Tuesday, March 17 2009 - watch this program
01:10 - Gavel.
02:27 - Update on the status and process of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and its applicability to Minnesota.
43:02 - Discussion of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds and energy related issues.
Runs 1 hour, 16 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy
Thursday, March 5 2009 - watch this program
01:18 - Gavel.
02:17 - Timing on the use of federal stimulus funds.
18:23 - Discussion of oversight and accountability in the use of federal stimulus funds.
41:33 - Update on the status and process of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and its applicability to Minnesota, as well as the process surrounding competitive grant applications.
Runs 1 hour, 20 minutes.

Summit on Early Care and Education
Wednesday, January 28 2009 - watch this program
02:41 - Welcome & Opening Remarks: Representative Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Speaker of the House.
08:25 - Early Childhood as a Legislative Priority: Senator Larry Pogemiller, Senate Majority Leader.
11:38 - Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Jon Campbell, CEO Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, and Vice Chair of the Board, Greater Twin Cities United Way.
16:50 - Keynote: David Lawrence, President, The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation, and former publisher, The Miami Herald.
48:50 - Introduction of Jim Hoolihan: Representative Randy Demmer, Co-Chair, Early Childhood Caucus.
51:53 - Jim Hoolihan: President, Blandin Foundation.
1:11:30 - Where do we go from here? Senator Tarryl Clark, Assistant Senate Majority Leader, and Co-Chair, Early Childhood Caucus, and Representative Nora Slawik, Chair, House Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division.
Runs 1 hour, 19 minutes.

House floor session / Joint Convention / Governor's State of the State Address
Thursday, January 15 2009 - watch this program
03:18 - Gavel, and House floor session, followed by the House going into recess.
23:48 - Joint Convention of the House and Senate, including the entrance of special guests.
38:30 - Entrance of Governor Tim Pawlenty, followed by the State of the State Address.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.