House Committee

Ways and Means

Chair: Jim Knoblach

Vice Chair: Tony Albright

DFL Lead: Lyndon Carlson Sr.
For more information, visit the committee’s page on the House website.

Current Members

Record On Conservation Issues

HF1926: Amendment removing a habitat project from Lessard Council funding recommendations (March 17, 2014)

The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council recommended $102 million from the Outdoor Heritage Fund for 38 projects that will further prairie conservation, wetland restoration, forest habitat enhancement, and aquatic invasive species prevention in the state. The bill approves the Council’s recommendations… Continue reading

How the Committee Voted

The amendment is rejected and the project remains part of projects recommended for funding.


HF2244: New agency to manage natural resources (March 14, 2012)

Currently, Minnesota has about 2.5 million acres of land that is used to generate revenue for the Permanent School Trust. Most of this land is managed by the Department of Natural Resources and is used for mining, logging, real estate… Continue reading

How the Committee Voted

A "Yes" vote establishes a new agency to oversee the school trust land and creates a mandate that all of the land generates revenue.


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