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Workforce Development Finance and Policy

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Workforce Development Finance and Policy

4/13/2023
HF 2 (Richardson) Paid Family and Medical Leave program established *Pending Referral*

The purpose of this hearing will be to review the Fiscal Note, there will be no in-person testimony accepted.

If you would like to submit written testimony or a handout for the committee, please submit them to Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn.gov by 5pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2023

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Bills Added:
HF0002 (Richardson) - Paid family, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; income tax withholdings authorized and taxes imposed; penalties authorized; actuarial report required; and money appropriated.
Attachments:

Workforce Development Finance and Policy

3/31/2023
HF 2233 (Xiong) Department of Employment and Economic Development policy provisions modified.

All amendments to be considered for this hearing need to be received by the committee administrator by 10:00am on Thursday, March 30. Please email travis.reese@house.mn.gov

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Bills Added:
HF2233 (Xiong) - Workforce development finance bill.
Attachments:

Workforce Development Finance and Policy

3/29/2023
HF 2233 (Xiong) Department of Employment and Economic Development policy provisions modified.
Walkthrough by Nonpartisan House Staff
Ashley Engh, House Fiscal Staff
Anna Scholin, House Reasearch

Public Testimony
Jessica Webster, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid
Michael Belton, Ujamaa Place
Bryan Donaldson, Executive Director, MN Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs
Anna Odegaard, Minnesota Asset Building Coalition
Rod Adams, Executive Director, New Justice Project
Pat Sukhum, Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities
Jeanne Keenan, Minnesota Family Resiliency Partnership
Jane Graupman, International Institute of Minnesota
Katey Wade, East Side Neighborhood Services
ThaoMee Xiong, CAAL
Julie Brekke, Hired
Kirsten Christopherson, Avivo
Shane Zahrt, Coalition of Utility Cities
Eric Black, CEO, MDI
Tawanna Black, Founder and CEO, Center for Economic Inclusion
Marcus Pope, President, Youthprise
Mohamed Farah, Executive Director, Ka Joog
Shep Harris, MOHR Extended Employment
Jamie Pfuhl, Minnesota Grocers Association
Elliot Butay, NAMI Minnesota

The committee is no longer accepting in-person testimony. If you would like to submit written testimony please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn.gov

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator, Min
Bills Added:
HF2233 (Xiong) - Workforce development finance bill.
Attachments:

Workforce Development Finance and Policy

3/24/2023
HF 2511 (Pryor) Mind the G.A.P.P. grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 2199 (Howard) Minnesota Independence College and Community (MICC) funding provided for workforce development services for adults with autism and learning differences, and money appropriated.
Amy Gudmestad, Executive Director, MICC
Jenna Olsen, MICC Community Program Member

HF 3024 (Berg) Apprenticeship preparation programming funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 2248 (Baker) Definition of noncovered employment modified.

HF 1824 (Baker) County labor force participation rates included as economic indicator.

HF 2407 (Reyer) Minnesota Grocers Association Foundation grant funding provided for Carts to Careers initiative, and money appropriated.
Jamie Pfuhl, President, Minnesota Grocers Association Foundation

HF 1371 (Xiong) Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES) grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Ruby Lee, President and CEO of CLUES
Jennifer Mendoza, Career Development Navigator & Community Liaison Greater MN-Willmar of CLUES


If you would like to testify or provide materials to the committee, please contact Travis Reese at Travis.Reese@house.mn.gov by Noon on Thursday, March 23, 2023

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Bills Added:
HF1371 (Xiong) - Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES) grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1824 (Baker) - County labor force participation rates included as economic indicator.
HF2199 (Howard) - Minnesota Independence College and Community (MICC) funding provided for workforce development services for adults with autism and learning differences, and money appropriated.
HF2407 (Reyer) - Minnesota Grocers Association Foundation grant funding provided for Carts to Careers initiative, and money appropriated.
HF2248 (Baker) - Definition of noncovered employment modified.
HF2511 (Pryor) - Mind the G.A.P.P. grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3024 (Berg) - Apprenticeship preparation programming funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:

Workforce Development Finance and Policy

3/22/2023
HF 2233 (Hanson) DEED Policy Bill
Kevin McKinnon, Commissioner, Department of Employment and Economic Development

HF 2521 (Liebling) Southeast Minnesota health care simulation training center funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Julie Nigon, Executive Director, GRAUC

HF 2559 (Hussein) Hmong American Partnership grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
May yer Thao, President & CEO, Hmong American Partnership
Tousue Thao, HAP workforce training client

HF 2889 Lee, K. Career training in culinary arts funding provided, and money appropriated.
Pastor Carl Johnson.

HF 2583 (Gomez) MNCAPD, Roots Connect, and FRAYEO grant funding provided; and money appropriated.
Nimo Ahmed - Executive Director of MNCAPD
Fardosa Hassan - Nurse
Ukasha Dakane - Executive Director of FRAYEO
Ifrah Mansour - Roots Connect

HF 1724 (Wolgamott) Greater St. Cloud area; survivor employment readiness pilot project funding provided, and money appropriated.
Patrick Shepard

If you would like to testify or provide materials, please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn.gov by Noon on Tuesday, March 21, 2023

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Bills Added:
HF1724 (Wolgamott) - Greater St. Cloud area; survivor employment readiness pilot project funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2233 (Xiong) - Workforce development finance bill.
HF2521 (Liebling) - Southeast Minnesota health care simulation training center funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2559 (Hussein) - Hmong American Partnership grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2583 (Gomez) - MNCAPD, Roots Connect, and FRAYEO grant funding provided; and money appropriated.
HF2889 (Lee) - Career training in culinary arts funding provided, and money appropriated.
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