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Photos: House debates K-12 Education bill

Posted by: Glen Stubbe Updated: April 23, 2013 - 4:37 PM

Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, chairman of the education finance committee and sponsor of the K-12 education bill, talked with House Majority Leder Erin Murphy during debate on his bill on the  House floor.

 

Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, chairman of the education finance committee and sponsor of the K-12 education bill, spoke for his bill on the  House floor.

 

Rep. Kelby Woodard, R-Belle Plaine and Assistant Minority Leader is the Republican lead on education.  He offered many amendments to rein in the K-12 education bill, most of which were defeated.

 

Rep. Joe McDonald, R-Delano, offered an amendment to the K-12 education bill that would shift funding to school lunch programs because federal mandates for more fruit and vegetables were causing lots of food to be thrown out.    The amendment was defeated.  

 

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