Day three of the 2017 special session saw lawmakers pass final omnibus bills to be sent to Gov. Mark Dayton, with weary House members wrapping up their work at 2:42 a.m. Friday following a week of long days — and nights — at the State Capitol.
Legislators finished a tax bill that includes extended bar close times for next year’s Super Bowl in Minneapolis, an omnibus education bill that includes $483 million in new money, and a transportation bill with $300 million in new General Fund dollars.
A bill to fund state government is also on its way to the governor, as is a health and human services bill that spends more than $15 billion.
Judge OKs legislative funding for 90 days (6/27/2017 11:46:00 AM) Dayton, legislative leaders have their day in court over funding issue (6/26/2017 2:07:00 PM) Legislative leaders will sue governor over line-item veto (6/13/2017 11:39:00 AM) Governor still hopeful negotiations can solve legislative funding fight (6/9/2017 11:22:00 AM) House, Senate head toward lawsuit over governor's legislative funding veto (6/2/2017 2:18:00 PM) Dayton signs budget bills into law, but showdown with lawmakers continues (5/30/2017 6:21:00 PM) Weary lawmakers pass final budget bills, wrap 2017 special session (5/26/2017 4:10:00 AM) Lawmakers pass bonding bill to close out special session (5/26/2017 3:34:00 AM) Lawmakers send governor bill to fund state government (5/26/2017 2:45:00 AM) Despite veto threats, House passes mixed-bag uniform labor bill (5/25/2017 5:33:35 PM) House repasses tax bill amended with extended Super Bowl bar hours (5/25/2017 4:30:30 PM)
2018 Regular Session
Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:00 PM
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The Minnesota Legislature's 2018 Regular Session is scheduled to convene on Tue., February 20, 2018 at 12 p.m.
The 2018 Legislature is scheduled to begin at noon, Feb. 20, 2018.
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