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AUDIO: Rep. Matt Bliss discusses the education budget advanced in Minnesota House

The Minnesota House advanced the E-12 education budget on a vote of 73-60. According to a release, the House DFL’s E-12 education budget stabilizes school investments with a 2 percent per pupil increase each of the next two years, with additional increases the following two years. Under the proposal, voluntary Pre-Kindergarten programming that would otherwise…

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District continues to work toward slimming budget by reducing staff

The Bemidji Area School Board unanimously passed a measure that would reduce the budget for licensed staff by about $1.6 million. Human Resources director Jordan Hickman said these reductions were due to budgetary shortfalls, licensure issues, shifting enrollments and the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of the reductions are related to the closure of Central Elementary,…

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AUDIO: Minnesota Legislature in a deadline week

Legislators have been busy this week as the legislature is finishing up a deadline week. This year is a budget year, and while the budget isn’t in any deadlines this early in the session, various smaller, single-item bills must be ready for a vote on the House Floor. This week, we visited with two legislators,…

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AUDIO: House Majority leader discusses budget priorities, mask mandates and opportunities to get involved with state government

House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler is encouraging Greater Minnesotans to take advantage of the legislature’s remote technology to get involved with state government. Winkler, during an interview Wednesday, outlined some of this year’s budget priorities for the DFL, which includes supporting frontline workers and education, as well as a proposed mask mandate by the legislature…

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