Minnesota House Passes Public Safety Deal Without Some DFL Police Accountability DemandsA group of DFL lawmakers vowed to amend a public safety budget deal to include more police accountability measures left out of a final deal between leaders. But on Tuesday, they dropped their push for some of those provisions and accepted fewer, more narrow changes, paving the way for the bill to pass in time to keep government services operating.
Minnesota Lawmakers Reach Deal On Public Safety, Including Some Police Accountability MeasuresRepublican and DFL leaders at the state capitol say they have reached a bipartisan agreement on a public safety spending package that includes more police accountability measures.
MN Legislature's Compromise On Police Reform Leaves Out Key ProposalsThe Minnesota State Legislature has come to a compromise on some police reforms, but the agreement leaves out some key proposals that the People of Color Caucus were calling for.
Walz, Legislative Leaders Reach Budget Deal, But Will Require Special Session To Finish WorkOn the last day of the regular session, top legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz finally reached an agreement on a $52 billion state budget for the next two years.
Police Reform A Major Sticking Point As Legislative Session Nears Its EndSaturday, the city of Brooklyn Center did what the state legislature has not been able to: pass comprehensive changes to policing.
Finishing On Time Becoming More Out Of Reach As End Of Session Nears, Legislative Leaders SayThe legislative session is slated to end on Monday, but top Democrats and Republicans at the state capitol said it’s becoming increasingly unlikely that lawmakers will wrap everything up before then and avert a special session.
'It Was A Shell Shock For Sure': Bills Before Legislature Aim To Bridge Child Care Access, Affordability GapsThe cost of child care forced Kate Downey to make a choice: leave her teaching job and start a child care business of her own to make it all work.