At Issue: Jan. 15 — U of M plans to take back control of health facilities, panelists discuss abortion, marijuana, and paid family leave

In this week’s At Issue, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Chief Political Reporter Tom Hauser covers the University of Minnesota’s goals to take back control of its on-campus health facilities.

This week saw the first hearing in the Minnesota House of Representatives on the bill to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS also breaks down the DFL push to codify abortion rights in the state, as opponents call the bill in its current form “extreme.”

Panelists discussed the priorities of the current legislative session and the quicker pace of activity seen so far compared to recent years.