Special Sessions ends: $40 million to broadband

The Daily Session reports…

It took a grueling special session that stretched past sunrise, but Minnesota lawmakers completed their work early Saturday morning on passing a new two-year state budget.

Senator Westrom reports via Twitter

Today, the MN Senate unanimously passed the bipartisan agriculture, rural development, & housing budget. Highlights: $40M rural broadband expansion, value-added ag., including dairy and soybean programs, farmer mental health, and affordable manufactured workforce housing.

The MN Senate Republican Caucus reports…

Co-authored by Sen. Draheim, MN Senate passes bipartisan agriculture, rural broadband, and housing budget

and

Senator Goggin, Senate Republicans prioritize rural broadband, value-added agriculture, and affordable workforce housing in final agriculture budget bill

 

This entry was posted in MN, MN Office of Broadband Development, Policy by Ann Treacy. Bookmark the permalink.

About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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