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Lawmakers taking coronavirus seriously, working in bipartisan fashion to respond

Many people are asking me what Minnesota is doing to prepare for and prevent the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus. The Legislature ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jeanne Poppe.

An update on farm safety and Rural Finance Authority funding

On Feb. 25, I had the honor of participating in a news conference with a Minnesota family who is inspiring elected officials to improve safety ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: Looking ahead to the 2020 Legislative session

On Feb. 11, the Minnesota Legislature reconvenes for the second year of the 2019-2020 Legislative Biennium. The focus of our time together in 2019 was ... Read more

2 months ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: Much to celebrate at Minnesota’s Farmfest

Minnesota’s Farmfest showcases the best and brightest of our state’s farming industry, with vendors, forums, and special guests touting all that Minnesota’s farmers have to ... Read more

8 months ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: New laws taking effect in state

With this year’s legislative session is completed, the budget investments and policy changes passed in St. Paul are beginning to take effect this summer. Aug. ... Read more

8 months ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: Minnesota’s new tax bill

The Minnesota Legislature completed the budget early Saturday, May 25, during a one day special session, and is now adjourned until Tuesday, February 11, 2020. ... Read more

10 months ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: Budgeting for the future

As we approach our final days of the legislative session, I often get asked why it is such a hurdle to get to the finish ... Read more

10 months ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: The budget — the process continues

This year, the leadership of the two bodies of the Legislature – the House Speaker and the Majority Leader of the Senate, along with Gov. ... Read more

11 months ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: Final weeks of session

When we return from our Easter and Passover recess on Tuesday, the Minnesota Legislature will face our final weeks of session. The House committees have ... Read more

11 months ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Current legislation is a good starting point

As chair of the MN House Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division, my primary role is to develop a finance bill for the next ... Read more

12 months ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: Disaster recovery loans for farmers

As days get longer, the sun gets warmer, and the first robins are showing up in our yards, it might be difficult to remember a ... Read more

1 year ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Jeanne Poppe: Legislature nearing the halfway mark of 2019 session

We have now been in session for two months and are nearing the halfway mark of the 2019 legislative session. The primary work within the ... Read more

1 year ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Rep. Jeanne Poppe: Review of Gov. Walz’s Budget Proposal

On Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz released his budget proposal for the next two years. While there’s still a lot to review and consider, it appears ... Read more

1 year ago by Jeanne Poppe.

Rep. Jeanne Poppe: Taxes and Port Authority Legislation

The weather over the past two weeks has caused us to slow down and appreciate the beauty and wonder of living in Minnesota, a state ... Read more

1 year ago by Jeanne Poppe.

A great opportunity for high school juniors to work as a page at the State Capitol

If you’re just starting your junior year in high school, whether it be at a public, private, or homeschool, there’s an amazing opportunity to come ... Read more

2 years ago by Jeanne Poppe.

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