House jobs bill spends one time funds, cuts workforce grants

The House Jobs and Economic Development budget bill was released this morning. It uses a variety of one-time funds to help balance the budget, including $60 million from the Doug Johnson Fund, which Iron Range Resources uses for economic development on the Iron Range. It also takes $13 million from the Unemployment Insurance contingency account.

The bill also cuts funding to the Minnesota Trade Office, the job skills partnership program, an extended employment program and youth workforce grants. It also cuts funding for prevailing wage enforcement and apprenticeship programs.

You can read the spreadsheet here.

You can read the bill here.

  • Josh

    Are you going to be posting all of the committee bills as they are released?