Office of Governor Mark Dayton
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75 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
House and Committee Information:
May 30, 2017 - Today Governor Dayton sent a letter to the Senate President and signed the Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Appropriation Bill. Included is the appropriation is $65,369,000 for the next 2 years in order for Ecological and Water Resources to carry out their responsibilities and also includes $3,436,000 for the next 2 years for MN DNR enforcement efforts to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. Letter to Legislative Leaders. Read more details.
The 90th Minnesota Legislative Session opened the 2017-18 biennial session Tuesday, January 3, 2017 and will end on January 7, 2019. Its regular session in 2017 will end no later than May 22 and will begin again sometime in 2018 and end no later than May 21, 2018. The session began in St. Paul with lawmakers in a newly-renovated Chamber preparing to confront many unresolved issues that plagued their predecessors. Republicans hold a 76-57 House majority, including 12 of 23 newly elected representatives. The 48 female House members is an all-time high. The District 32B seat is empty pending a Feb. 14 special election. The Senate composition is 34 Republicans and 33 Democratic for a total of 67 members and no current vacancies.
Governor's Jobs Bill - by county Includes Statewide Funding for possible inclusion of City of Detroit Lakes Wastewater Treatment Plant