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Legislative leaders agree to conference committee guidelines

In a year where COVID-19 precautions have limited the ability for legislators to do work in person, upcoming conference committees will also depart from the norm.

Week in Review: April 19–23

Twelve omnibus bills have passed off the House floor over the last several days and nights. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you know what an omnibus bill is and how it ...

'Problem-solving' omnibus environment bill passed by House

On Earth Day, the omnibus environment and natural resources bill was voted for by the House.

In close vote, House passes omnibus tax bill with hikes for high earners, expanded credits

Higher income tax rates for higher earners, recovering corporate profits from foreign tax shelters and providing tax exemptions for businesses and individuals who received federal aid during the pandemic: These are key elements of the omnibus tax bill narrowly passed by the House Thursday.

House OK's omnibus ag bill that supporters say aids new, existing farmers

By a 69-63 vote, HF1524/SF958*, as amended, was passed Thursday and returned to the Senate, where that body's version was passed 48-18 on April 14.

House passes $2.7 billion omnibus public safety bill focused on police reform, accountability

The bottom line in the omnibus public safety and criminal justice reform finance bill is a $2.7 billion appropriation for the 2022-23 biennium that would largely be used to fund the Department of Public Safety and Department of Corrections.

Renewable energy, consumer protections part of energy and commerce omnibus that passes House

The state’s move toward renewable energy would accelerate, solar arrays become more common and electric vehicle infrastructure more accessible under a bill passed by the House on Wednesday.

Omnibus workforce bill — praised for protecting workers, criticized as bad for business — passes House

Sponsored by Rep. Mohamud Noor (DFL-Mpls), HF1342/SF1098* was passed 69-64, as amended, Tuesday and now heads back to the Senate, where Sen. Eric Pratt (R-Prior Lake) is the sponsor.

Omnibus education finance and policy bill clears House

With a 2% general education funding increase and extended funding for early learning initiatives, the House passed the omnibus education finance and policy bill Monday.

House passes omnibus higher education bill, sends it back to the Senate

With tuition freezes, new workforce development programming and additional funding for the state’s public colleges and universities, the omnibus higher education finance and policy bill was passed by the House Monday.

Omnibus transportation bill travels on following House passage

A penny-per-gallon gas tax increase and “driver’s licenses for all” are among provisions of the omnibus transportation finance bill passed 69-62, as amended, by the House during a rare Saturday session.

House passes wide-ranging, more than $1 billion state government, veterans, elections bill

Sponsored by Rep. Michael Nelson (DFL-Brooklyn Park), HF1952 is the omnibus state government finance and elections, veterans and military affairs bill. It was approved 69-62 by the House.

Bonding bill heads for House Floor — but could see changes

A billion-dollar bonding bill is on its way to the House Ways and Means Committee. And it’s bringing a friend, too.

After lengthy debate, omnibus housing bill is passed

Sponsored by Rep. Alice Hausman (DFL-St. Paul), HF1077, was passed on a 69-62 vote Thursday evening after several hours of debate.

House passes omnibus legacy bill

After two-and-a-half hours of debate, the bill, as amended, passed the House by a 79-52 vote Thursday evening.

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