In the Know: June 12, 2015

Events today

  • 9:15 a.m. – House DFL Leader Paul Thissen holds a media availability.
  • 10 a.m. – The Minnesota House of Representatives meets in session. Live Senate feed is available here.
  • 10 a.m. – The Minnesota Senate meets in session. Live House feed is available here.

Save the date!

  • June 23 – The Bloomington Progressive Issues Forum, 5:30 p.m., Davanni’s Pizza and Hoagies, 8605 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington.
  • July 12 – Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd Annual Jackie Stevenson Dinner in Bloomington. Get more information here

2015 session

Outmaneuvered: How Dayton’s Minnesota priorities were sunk, MPR

2015 special session

Special session begins today at 10 a.m., but outcome is in doubt, Pioneer Press

All four legislative leaders agree to limit Friday’s special session to just the must-pass measures, and to oppose any amendments lawmakers bring that could upset the compromise hashed out by the leaders.

Special session Friday, will the budget pass? Pioneer Press

Tentative deal reached, mixed feelings abound, Pioneer Press

Minnesota Legislature’s new deals. What changed? Pioneer Press

Follow along with the votes (Senate edition), Pioneer Press

Gov. Dayton calls special session for 10 a.m., Friday, Star Tribune

Further complications hold up the calling of special session, Star Tribune

Final budget agreement signed; Friday special session imminent, Star Tribune

What is Gov. Mark Dayton getting out of the special session? MinnPost

Discord over environment bill could mean discord at Capitol, WCCO

1-day special session to be held Friday, WCCO

Special session scheduled for Friday morning, KSTP

Dayton calls special session for Friday, MPR

Dayton warns against special session grandstanding, MPR

Dayton calls special session for Friday, KARE

Amid uncertainty, Legislature heads into special session, MinnPost 

2016 election

Hillary Clinton will lay out her vision at New York City rally, Star Tribune

Agriculture

Bird flu has mixed impact on Minnesota poultry producers, MPR

Environment

Legislature plans to empty landfill cleanup fund and return money later, Star Tribune

GOP

Who are they working for? Brainerd Dispatch

Major League Soccer

St. Paul a home to pro soccer stadium? The question is raised, Pioneer Press

Mail

Franken wants Postmaster General to stop rerouting Northern Minn. mail, KSTP

Medical marijuana

Key Minnesota official named CEO of medical marijuana firm, Pioneer Press

Minnesota Department of Health official leaves to lead medical marijuana company, Star Tribune

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