June 3, 2019

Incremental change, ‘lackluster’ year: Compromises all around in final Minnesota education budget

Read the entire article by Taryn Phaneuf on MinnPost.

As hope of a gas tax and other revenue increases evaporated in negotiations, advocates who spent the legislative session lobbying for leaps in education spending had to settle for a final budget described as incremental. They used the lull at the Capitol last week ahead of the special session to sort through what, exactly, was left in the education bill after leaders stepped in to make the final call. At a pair of information meetings held by the House and Senate education committees, those advocates took one last chance to say their piece.

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