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Differences in omnibus housing bills highlighted in first conference committee meeting

The House version of the omnibus housing bill would increase protections for renters and bolster funding for state housing programs.

Public safety omnibus bill conferees start task of resolving major differences in policy provisions

The House and Senate have a $46 million difference in the amount each body proposes to fund the Department of Public Safety in the upcoming biennium.

Compromise on elections proposals, other measures needed as House, Senate start negotiations on omnibus state government bill

Provisions about who can vote, and where, and how ballots are tabulated are some of the differences between HF1952*/SF1831, the House and Senate omnibus state government finance bills.

Week in Review: April 26–30

After a series of protracted floor sessions last week, there was just one this week as most of the major omnibus bills have now made their first trip through the House. The omni...

House passes bill aiming to combat ‘appraisal bias’ in real estate valuations

Rep. Ginny Klevorn (DFL-Plymouth) and Sen. Gary Dahms (R-Redwood Falls) sponsor HF1768/SF1020*, which would aim to counteract the real estate valuation gap, also called “appraisal discrimination” or the “racial appraisal gap.”

Aiming to expand mental health services, House passes bill to join interstate compact

Minnesota could join 15 other states as a member of the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact.

House OKs changes to DECC bylaw terminology, competitive bidding requirements

Sponsored by Rep. Liz Olson (DFL-Duluth), HF1947 is a housekeeping bill that would update verbiage to better reflect current business practices and facility operations.

Powerball, other lottery winners could keep names private via bill going to governor

The House passed a bill that would add a lottery prizewinner's name to private information if the cash payment exceeds $10,000.

Plan to extend eviction ban beyond COVID-19 emergency passes House

Sponsored by Rep. Alice Hausman (DFL-St. Paul) and Sen. Rich Draheim (R-Madison Lake), HF12/SF1470* was passed, as amended, 70-62 Thursday and returned to the Senate.

House, Senate versions of omnibus jobs bill differ on employment, business issues

There are key differences in the House and Senate omnibus jobs and economic development bills, HF1342/SF1098*, heard for the first time by a conference committee Wednesday.

Conference committee work gets underway on omnibus higher ed bill

Conferees began reviewing the differences between the House and Senate versions of HF993/SF975* Wednesday.

Education committee considers bill to increase school integration

HF2471, sponsored by Rep. Jim Davnie (DFL-Mpls), includes new proposals to increase integration in schools, build mechanisms for creating diverse charter schools, and would develop a new integration plan that includes charter schools.

Legislation headed to House Floor ‘takes down the temperature’ in traffic stops, sponsor says

Deadly interactions with police after traffic stops, such as the one that led to the death of Daunte Wright earlier this month, have some lawmakers wondering how to make them safer.

House passes $7.8 million in funding for police response to civil unrest

The House passed legislation Tuesday that would make $7.8 million in funding available to support law enforcement agencies responding to potential civil unrest.

Omnibus health and human services bill passes House after extended debate

The omnibus health and human services bill, a multi-billion package funding health care, human services programs and early childhood education, was passed by the House late Monday.

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