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February 19, 2010

Sara Noznesky, MN-AAP Lobbyist Mark Your Calendar! Peds Day at the Capitol is March 3rd There are no children in the legislature and no pediatricians elected at the state capitol. Legislators need to hear from you on issues important to you and your patients. Date: Wednesday, March 3rd Time: 12:30- 4:00 p.m. Location:  Minnesota State […]

May 11, 2009

Sara Noznesky, MN-AAP Lobbyist The Legislature has moved into the final days before the constitutionally-required adjournment date Monday, May 18. Unfortunately, the Governor and legislative leaders have not yet reached agreement on budget items. In order to avoid a special session, a global agreement with the Governor would need to be reached by the end […]

April 23, 2009

Sara Noznesky, MN-AAP Lobbyist The Legislature shifted gears again this week as Finance committees held their final meetings and quickly passed omnibus spending bills. They have engaged in lengthy floor sessions in order to consider amendments and pass bills. Once budget bills pass both the House and Senate, conference committees will begin. House and Senate […]

April 17, 2009

Sara Noznesky, MN-AAP Lobbyist A Short Break for Legislators to Gear-Up for Upcoming Deadlines Minnesota legislators took a break for Easter and Passover before coming back to face some difficult spending decisions. Lawmakers returned Tuesday and the pace picked up quickly as they faced a Thursday deadline for all finance bills to have made their […]

March 30, 2009

Sara Noznesky, MN-AAP Lobbyist First Committee Deadline Arrives, Focus Shifting to Budget The first of a series of committee deadlines passed this Friday March 27.  This is the Legislature’s first step in a process to begin winding down their work.  For a bill to be still considered “alive” it must have passed through all non-finance […]

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