From this afternoon’s House higher education committee session on the omnibus bill —
Rep. Gene Pelowski (DFL-Winona):
Considering the past 13 years, is it accurate to say this is the largest cut to higher education in those years?
Committee Chairman Bud Nornes (R-Fergus Falls):
That’s probably safe to say.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.