STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
Chair, Representative Mary Murphy
Representative Murphy, Chair of Committee on State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs, called the meeting to order at 12:31 p.m. January 16, 2013 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Murphy, M., Chair
Newton, Vice Chair
Ex Offico Carlson
A quorum was present
Representative Newton moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on January 14, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Continued introductions of Stakeholders
Campaign Finance Board: Gary Goldsmith, Executive Director and Jeff Sigurdson, Assistant Executive Director
Arts Board: Sue Gens, Executive Director and Jill Boldenow, Director of Communications and Government Relations
Minnesota Management and Budget: John Pollard, Legislative and Communications Director
Administration: Curt Yoakum
Office of Enterprise Technology: Jon Eichton, MN.IT
MN Secretary of State: Beth Fraser, Director of Governmental Affairs
MN Public Radio: Cristine Almeida
Science Museum: Brenda Raney, Director of Government Relations
MN Public Facilities Authority: Jeff Freeman, Director
Military Affairs Department: Don Kerr, Executive Director and Col. Sandy Best
MN Assistance Council for Veterans: Kathleen Vitalis, CEO/President
MN Department of Veterans Affairs: Mike McElhiney, Legislative Director
Childrens Hope International: Jean Lee
Minnesota Revenue: Paul Cumings, Legislative Liaison
MN Public Television: Bill Strusinski
Representing the Arts Boards and Historical Society: Sarah Psick
Department of Natural Resources: Amanda Direnberger
MN Amateur Sports Commission: Joel Carlson
Chair Murphy began to introduce Philosophy.
Chair Murphy provided a Request for Information to those in the audience and that it would also be provided to the committee list serve and its due before or on Jan. 23rd.
Chair Murphy announced that the remainder of the committee agenda would be continued at the next meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:05.
Representative Mary Murphy, Chair
Elizabeth Melander, Committee Legislative Assistant