The questions are the same ones the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services uses to test applicants for citizenship.
The bill will increase the basic funding formula to schools by $234 million, or 3 percent, which Marquart said would break down to more than $300 in new spending per student.
K-12 education finance bills that account for roughly 40 percent of the state’s general fund spending are moving through the House and Senate floors this week.
A move to reconsider and possibly rescind GOP Rep. Dean Urdahl's endorsement is unlikely to move forward after a local GOP board met Monday night.
The local party hasn't decided whether to discuss the endorsement question, and the Meeker County GOP is set to meet to consider whether it will advise Senate District 18 officials to take up the challenge.
After adjourning in the wee hours of Thursday morning, the Minnesota House of Representatives plunged ahead with the bittersweet biennial ritual of retirement speeches from departing members.
While legislative leaders haggled in private regarding the 2012 session’s marquee legislation, rank-and-file legislators spent long hours on the floors of the House and Senate processing members’ pet bills.
Legislation that would prohibit school districts from making layoff decisions based solely on seniority cleared the House on a 70-61 vote on Thursday evening.
With momentum building to finish off the 2012 legislative session, the House and Senate spent hours on the floor last week debating bills.
In Wednesday's Star Tribune, sports columnist Jim Souhan pilloried Rep. Dean Urdahl for purportedly helping to kill the Vikings stadium bill.
Since the start of the legislative session, Republican leaders have promised an early adjournment. But with legislators vacating the Capitol this week for spring break, significant work remains to be completed.
The House and Senate appear to be heading for a conference committee battle over the marquee land-acquisition proposal in this year’s Legacy bill.
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