House Speaker Kurt Daudt recently announced committee assignments for the 2017-18 Legislature.
BATC, in coordination with the Minnesota REALTORS, will be announcing the 2017 Minnesota Homeownership Initiative in the coming weeks. There are numerous pieces of this initiative, but a majority of the action for the bills that BATC advocacy staff will be helping to advance will take place in the following House committees:
Commerce and Regulatory Reform, Chaired by Joe Hoppe (Chaska)
Government Operations & Elections, Chaired by Tim O’Driscoll (Sartell)
Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy and Finance, Chaired by Pat Garofalo (Farmington)
Taxes, Chaired by Greg Davids (Preston)
Ways & Means, Chaired by Jim Knoblach (St. Cloud)
In the Senate, BATC staff will be working closely with the following committees (amongst others):
Job and Economic Growth Finance and Policy, Chaired by Jeremy Miller (Winona)
Local Government, Chaired by Dan Hall (Burnsville)
Taxes, Chaired by Roger Chamberlain (Lino Lakes)
For a full list of House Committee assignments click here. The full list of Senate Committee assignments will be released soon.
As Housing First Minnesota's Director of Legislative and Political Affairs, Mark Foster, is your contact for grassroots political, policy, and legislative activity. Follow Mark on Twitter @robmarkfoster