REP. DAVID BLY SAYS FEBRUARY FORECAST SETS DIRECTION The February budget forecast was released today and Rep. David Bly (DFL-Northfield) said that although the outlook has not changed much since November, the new forecast provides clarity and direction for the months ahead. "State revenues took a slight dip, but not enough to change the lay [...]
Here is a press release from Speaker Kelliher and Majority Leader Sertich on the February forecast. February 28, 2007 House Leadership Responds to Budget Forecast Education, Health Care and Property Tax Reductions Remain Strategic Focus Saint Paul- Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher (DFL-Minneapolis) and Majority Leader Tony Sertich (DFL-Chisholm) announced a strategic course of action for the [...]
While the Minnesota House of Representatives is in session, David Bly will appear on KYMN every Monday at 7:30 a.m. To hear the broadcast live, listen to 1080 on your AM radio dial. KYMN features news, talk and easy listening music plus important communications pertinent to surrounding communities. Here is a podcast of the February 26th, 2007, KYMN Radio [...]
This week's Session Weekly is now available online at http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/swmain.asp. Among this week's stories: why local governments are asking, "Where's my LGA;" and a bill that would allow hunters to use radio-controlled noise callers to hunt certain animals.
Here is a podcast of the February 19th, 2007, KYMN Radio interview.Â HEAR: KYMN Radio Station Interview, February 19th, 2007 GET NOTIFIED (you need a reader): Get the feed. LISTEN ON ITUNES: Or, go to iTunes and subscribe to the podcast. You might first need to download the iTunes software if you are not already [...]
Representative Bly and Senator Tom Neuville will soon host three town hall meetings. Belle Plaine Town Hall– Saturday, February 24, 2007, 8:00 a.m to 9:15 a.m. LOCATION: Belle Plaine Library Lonsdale Town Hall– Saturday, February 24, 2007, 10:00 a.m to 11:15 a.m. LOCATION: Lonsdale City Hall Northfield Town Hall– Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 6:00 p.m to 8:00 [...]
The week before last the House Energy Committee continued to hear testimony on Rep. Aaron Peterson's Renewable Energy Standard (HF 4), and will consider amendments and the bill on Monday. The House bill accelerates the transition to renewable energy from the current voluntary goal of 10 percent of retail sales by 2015 to mandatory standards, [...]
Higher Ed. committee presentations began with President Bruiniks from the University of Minnesota and Chancellor McCormick on behalf of MnSCU of their 2007 budget requests. The Governor has recommended less than the amount requested by both systems. Under the Governor's budget, the University is saying they cannot limit a potential tuition increase to 4.5% as they planned [...]
This week the Minnesota Heritage Committee will hear my bill on the preservation of Native American Languages. You may have read about it in the Northfield News.