Dave Ladd of RDL Associates joins us again this week for more discussion on the new federal GMO labeling legislation that is expected to be signed into law in Washington at the end of the month. The House and the Senate managed to hammer out a bill that didn’t make everyone happy, but it was enough of a compromise to get passed. The work now will be implementing the law over the next two years.
GMO labeling: Where are we at? Part 2
Dave Ladd of RDL Associates and a CRPD board member joins us this week to talk about some of the basics of the GMO labeling issue, which will be likely signed into law by the end of the month.
GMO labeling: Where are we at? Pt 1
Dr. Richard Davenport, president of Minnesota State University Mankato, joins us again to talk about the role of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system in Greater Minnesota. He discusses how the system addresses retention of talent by taking the education to where the students are and designing programs to help students get through in a timely fashion that gets them to work and saves them money.
Higher education, part 2
This week Dr. Richard Davenport, president of Minnesota State University Mankato joins us to talk about the role of MnSCU schools in Greater Minnesota to provide access for students and to train the state’s workforce.
Higher education in Greater Minnesota
Fred Nolan, executive director of the Minnesota Rural Education Association, joins again to give a brief lesson in the history of school funding and how equalization of funding for facilities has skewed dramatically back to local tax rolls over the last several years.
School funding and a history lesson, pt 2
Fred Nolan, executive director of the Minnesota Rural Education Association, joins us this week on RuralMN Radio to talk about a tax relief measure that has gotten caught up in the activity of the recent legislative session. The bill, which would provide tax relief for ag land when it comes to school facility bonding, was included in the tax bill and passed by both houses, but fell to a pocket veto. Now farmers and school districts are waiting to see what happens.
School funding, ag land and the special session