Legislative Update: One Week Remains of 2018 Legislative Session
This week, the Minnesota House and Senate created a conference committee to work out the differences between the two versions of this year’s omnibus supplemental budget bill.
Ten conferess, five from the House and five from the Senate were named to this committee which met throughout the week to walk through the side-by-side spreadsheet comparing the House, Senate, and Governor’s proposed appropriations.
Next week, the conferees will begin to meet again to take on the more difficult work of adopting same/similar language, create amendments, and make tough decisions on what is in and out.
We hope you’ll reach out to each of the conferees to tell them what’s important to you! Click here for contact details in our newsletter
Monday, May 14
The Senate is taking up S.F. 3504, a bill that would give Xcel Energy advanced approval on an estimated $1.4 billion in upgrades to their nuclear facilities.
Wednesday, May 16
It is anticipated that both the House and Senate will take up S.F. 3656 (the omnibus supplemental budget bill) once worked out by the Conference Committee.
1 Week to Go!
The last week of the 2018 legislative session will be quick. As always, our team at CEEM will keep you updated on what is happening. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our Policy Director:
Logan O’Grady | Director, Policy & Public Affairs