Here is a link to the language items that the Governor wants removed from the supplemental omnibus appropriations bill. It's the list of 100+ items I referenced in my earlier entry that I posted within the past hour. The education-related language the Governor finds fault with are found on pages 13-16. Eight of the education-related items were removed last night, including mandatory dyslexia screening and the prohibition of use of school funds in elections. MDE also received a small revenue increase to help administer the grants included in the bill. There's still more in the bill that the Governor objects to, so even with these removals, the bill could die on the vine (or the grapes stomped when they get to the Governor's office).
Here is a link to the document distributed by the Governor's office: Problematic Language in Supplemental Appropriations Bill from Governor Dayton's Perspective
In another development, there's a heated debate going on in the House Agriculture Policy Committee regarding the water quality bill. The majority would like to delay implementation of the buffer bill through a resolution that the minority views as a slap at the Governor. Not to make light of the importance of this resolution or other items that will be coming up in the next day-and-a-quarter, but it at least for next few hours, I think it's safe to say that