At Issue: May 22 — Legislative session goes into final hours, DFL endorses incumbents
Minnesota lawmakers have until midnight Sunday to finish their work before the legislative session ends. A lot of work remained, but progress was made Saturday on what negotiators call a “historic” tax cut package.
Sports betting is an issue still on the table, but some believe it’s dead in the water. A bill has passed the House and a Senate committee, but some Democrats oppose the Senate bill because it includes the state’s two horse tracks along with the tribal casinos.
Our political analysts join “At Issue” to discuss what is most likely to pass this session.
And in Rochester this weekend, the Minnesota DFL endorsed its candidates for statewide elections ahead of the November midterms. The party endorsed Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan for a second term on Friday. Attorney General Keith Ellison, Auditor Julie Blaha and Secretary of State Steve Simon — all incumbents — also received endorsements.