STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
HOUSE VETERAN AFFAIRS DIVISION
Representative Bob Dettmer, Chair of the Veterans Affairs Division, called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM on March 26, 2018, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DETTMER, Bob - Chair
ROSENTHAL, Paul - Ranking Minority Member
BLISS, Matt - Vice Chair
Representative Poston moved to approve the minutes of the March 22, 2018 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Minnesota Historical Society Presentation on Fort Snelling proposal.
Steve Elliott, Director and CEO, Minnesota Historical Society
David Kelliher, Legislative Director, Minnesota Historical Society
Karen Lucas, Japanese American Citizens League of Minnesota
Annette Atkins, Professor Emerita, St. John's University
General Rick Nash, former Adjutant General (retired), MN National Guard
Department of Veterans Affairs presentation on Minneapolis Veterans Home Building 22 dedication.
Ben Johnson, Legislative Director, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Douglas Hughes, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Minnesota Management and Budget presentation on State efforts to recruit, hire and retain veterans.
Edwin Hudson, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget
Department of Employment and Economic Development presentation on veterans hiring programs.
Jim Finley, Office of Veterans Programs, Department of Employment and Economic Development
Veterans Defense Project presentation.
Brock Hunter, President, Veterans Defense Project
Marko Milosevic, Veteran
Veterans Journey Home presentation.
Blake Huffman, Executive Director, Veterans Journey Home
The meeting was adjourned at 2:44 PM.
Representative Bob Dettmer, Chair
Justin Koob, Committee Legislative Assistant