Gov. Walz Signs $1.87 Billion Bonding Bill, The Largest In State HistoryGovernor Tim Walz on Wednesday signed the largest bonding bill in state history.
After Months Of Stalemate, Minnesota Senate Passes $1.87 Billion Bonding BillTwenty-five House Republicans crossed over Wednesday night to give the Democrats the 60% supermajority the legislation needed to pass.
$1.9 Billion Bonding Bill Passes In Minnesota HouseThe sixth time is the charm as a $1.9 billion jobs and infrastructure bonding bill passed in the Minnesota House late Wednesday night.
Minn. Bonding Bill Vote Delayed To Wednesday To Round Up Republican VotesMinnesota House Democrats on Monday delayed a vote on a $1.37 billion public works construction package in the hopes of securing the six Republican votes they would need to pass the long-delayed legislation and provide some economic stimulus during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Tim Walz To Convene Third Special SessionGov. Tim Walz announced Friday that he will convene a third special legislative session beginning on Wednesday.
Minnesota Lawmakers Point Fingers After Failure To Pass Bonding BillThe $1.9 billion bonding bill would have included funding for jobs and infrastructure costs around the state. That bill would've required a super-majority to pass.
Minnesota House GOP: No Deal On Bonding Or Policing BillsMinnesota House Republican leaders said Monday they won't provide the votes needed to pass a $1.9 billion public construction projects bill, and that they won't back a package of police accountability measures either.
Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses Where Negotiations Stand During Minnesota's Second Special SessionOn Monday at noon, both houses of the Minnesota Legislature convene for a second summer special session.
Gov. Walz Visits Henderson Thursday, Urges Legislature To Pass Bonding BillOn Thursday, Gov. Tim Walz visited Henderson to urge the legislature to pass the $1.35 billion infrastructure, jobs and bonding bill.
Gov. Walz To Convene Special Session, Pushes For Police Reform And Bonding BillGov. Tim Walz announced Friday that he will convene a special legislative session starting on July 13.
Special Session: Lawmakers Still Trying To Settle On Police Reform, Bonding, Tax Bills In Final HoursThe lights are on late Thursday night at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, as lawmakers try to reach a compromise in the special session.
'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges State Legislature To Pass Bonding Bill Before Special Session AdjournsGov. Walz urged the legislature to pass the $2.2 billion bill, which would be invested in infrastructure and bring back lost jobs.
'Much Was Accomplished': Session 2020 Ends Sans Bonding Bill, But Its Productivity Can't Be DeniedThe Minnesota's 2020 Legislative Session went out with a whimper late Sunday night.
Democratic Leaders Blame House GOP For Blocking Bonding BillGov. Tim Walz and Democratic legislative leaders blamed the top House Republican on Monday for the Legislature's failure to agree on a public construction borrowing bill during the regular session, but they said they'll keep trying to reach a deal in time for a special session expected to begin June 12.
Bonding Bill Fails As 2020 Minnesota Legislative Winds Down; Special Session LikelyA $998 million bonding bill did not pass Sunday evening in the Minnesota Senate, putting hundreds of projects and jobs associated with it in limbo.