With 10 Days Left In Special Session, Legislators Still Have Plenty Of Work To DoThe Minnesota Legislature has 10 days to get all 15 budget bills done or the state government will shut down.
'Bumpy Ride': Minnesota Legislature Continues Special Session Work, As Deadline Before Shutdown LoomsEach day that comes and goes without bills passing means one step closer to a fate the legislature hopes to avoid: a government shutdown.
Special Session Starts; Extension Of Governor's Emergency Powers Renewed Another 30 DaysThe Minnesota House and Senate are starting to meet in Special Session. Lawmakers need to pass a budget before July 1 or the government shuts down.
Legislature Set To Debate Police Reform During Special SessionAs the special session of the legislature kicks off Monday, one of the topics that will be debated is police reform.
Minnesota Legislature Anticipates Monday's Special Session With Unfinished BusinessThe Minnesota legislature will begin a special session Monday to hash out the $52 billion budget and resolve remaining policy disputes as quickly as possible to avoid a government shutdown.
'The Sausage Will Get Made': Legislative Leaders Expect Budget Deal To Get Done During Special SessionThe Minnesota legislature is expected to return next week for a special session to pass a two-year budget.
Minnesota Senate Passes $216M COVID Relief Bill For Businesses, UnemploymentThe Minnesota Senate overwhelmingly passed a $216 million economic relief bill Monday, as well as a 13-week extension of unemployment benefits.
Gov. Tim Walz's COVID Emergency Powers Extended During 4th Special SessionGov. Tim Walz wants to extend his emergency powers for another 30 days and needs the Minnesota Legislature's approval.
Wisconsin Republicans Not Expected To Pass Police ReformsThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature is being forced into a special session Monday by the state's Democratic governor to consider a package of bills on policing policies just over a week after a Kenosha police officer shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back.
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.