Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed Chapter 99, Senate File 1236, The Omnibus Higher Education Bill, with the exception of a line item veto on Pages 5, line 5.29. The Governor’s letter regarding the line item veto is attached here.
Budget for a Better Minnesota: Higher Education
Access to Higher Education for a Competitive Workforce
Access to higher education is crucial to ensure that Minnesota has a competitive workforce that is prepared to fill the jobs of the future. That is why the budget enacted by Governor Dayton and the legislature makes a significant investment in college affordability and improving our state colleges and universities. By investing $250 million in higher education, with $46 million going to direct financial aid for students, the budget brings the dream of a higher education within reach for even more Minnesotans.
A $250 Million Investment in Higher Education