At Issue: April 3 — Reinsurance deal; one-on-one with Rich Stanek

Lawmakers hope a compromise reached on a reinsurance bill will save many Minnesotans big money on health insurance premiums. While it was agreed upon by Democrats and Republicans, not everyone is happy about the deal.

And emotional scenes from the Governor’s Reception Room this week as Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill securing $25 million for ALS research and caretaker support alongside Sen. David Tomassoni, who was diagnosed with the disease last June. Our political analysts discuss what this law means to Tomassoni and other ALS patients.

Plus, we talk with former Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek — whose background includes a long history in public safety and in the state Legislature — about his campaign for governor.