- 9:30 a.m. – Lt. Gov. Smith will chair a public meeting of the Destination Medical Center Corporation.
- 9:45 a.m. – Speaker Daudt and Art Rolnick will visit New Horizon Academy, an early education program in St. Paul.
- 7 p.m. – Lt. Gov. Smith will provide remarks at the Northside Achievement Zone Community Celebration, which honors scholars and parents for their achievements. Patrick Henry High School, 4320 Newton Ave. N., Minneapolis.
Constituency Caucus meetings
- May 31 – Stonewall DFL – Political Support Committee will meet at 1 p.m. to screen candidates for CD 2 at DFL Headquarters. A board meeting will follow the Political Support Meeting and will be voting on the recommendation of the Political Support Committee for CD 2 endorsement.
- June 6 – The Senior DFL Caucus will hold its annual meeting at the Sheet Metal Workers Local #10, 1681 East Cope Avenue 55109, Maplewood.
Save the date!
- June 6 – Tickets are now on sale for the 4th Annual Humphrey-Mondale Dinner.
- June 7 – Senate District 42 hosts “Pints and Politics,” 6 p.m., Hampton Inn, 1000 Gramsie Rd, Shoreview.
- June 14 – DFL Women’s Hall of Fame, 11 a.m., Doubletree Bloomington, tickets available here.
- June 20 – Registration is now open for the DFL Training Summit. Attend and learn how you can help the party build to win, built to last.
2015 special session
As leaders feud, shutdown looms, Pioneer Press
Lawmakers, governor urged to reach agreement to avoid shutdown, Workday Minnesota
Rand Paul’s vision seems headed for obscurity, Star Tribune
With Rick Santorum’s announcement that he is running for president, DNC National Press Secretary Holly Shulman released the following statement:
“Rick Santorum’s backwards views fit right in with the rest of the Republican presidential hopefuls: policies that would shift the burden to the middle class while making it easier for the wealthiest and corporations, an inexcusable denial of the realities of climate change, attacks on LGBT Americans, and much more. This is today’s Republican Party and the field is pretty crowded with his views already.”
Health and human services
Senate office building
Minnesota Senate building nears halfway point, TC Daily Planet