STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
JOINT WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE AND SENATE FINANCE COMITTEE
Representative Knoblach, Chair, of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 4:10 P.M., on June 11, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistants noted the roll.
KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, VC
Senate members present:
COHEN, Dick, Chair NIENOW, Sean
ANDERSON, Bruce PAPPAS, Sandy
BONOFF, Terri SAXHAUG, Tom
CHAMPION, Bobby Jo SIEBEN, Katie
DIBBLE, Scott STUMPF, LeRoy
FISCHBACH, Michelle TOMASSONI, David
INGEBRIGTSEN, Bill NEWMAN, Scott
LATZ, Ron WIGER, Charles
Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 3:13 P.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Knoblach stated that this was an informational meeting and no votes or amendments would be taken.
Senator Cohen bought technical changes for the Educational committee before the joint committee. Testifying was Bjorn Arneson, Senate Analyst for Education.
Senator Cohen bought the technical changes for the Environment, Legacy, and Capitol Investment before the joint committee.
Testifying were: Casey Muhm, Senate Fiscal Analyst for Capital Investment and Greg Knopff, Senate Analyst for Environment and Energy.
Representative Knoblach brought the Jobs and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Bill before the committee.
Testifying were: Representative Garofalo, Senator Tomassoni, Anita Neumann, House Research, Henriet Hendriks, House Fiscal Staff, Peter Brickwedd, Minnesota Department of Commerce, Joel Johnson, Minnesota Rural Electric Association, Wayne Brandt, Forestry Association and Stephanie James, Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analyst.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:59 P.M.
Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair
Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant