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Government Relations

The Office of Government Relations represents the interests of the Minneapolis Public Schools before:

  • The Minnesota Legislature;
  • The Executive branch, from the Governor's office to Executive agencies; and
  • Minnesota's Congressional delegation.

Our goal: Secure the public policy reforms and resources needed to ensure that all students learn.

Get Involved: The MPS Parent Legislative Action Committee is open to all parents and community members.  Email Josh Downham to get involved.

During the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers and Governor Walz will work to pass a two year budget covering the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years. MPS's legislative agenda is focused on creating a more stable, equitable school funding system and addressing the needs of students and staff. If you have questions about any of the items on the legislative agenda, please email Josh Downham.

2021 Legislative Agenda

If you have questions, please contact Director of Government Affairs Josh Downham at josh.downham@mpls.k12.mn.us

 

 

ACTION ALERT - April 30

Please call your local legislators.

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ACTION ALERT - February 8

Call your State Representative today and urge them to support House File 843.

Click the links below to get more information.

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