By Rob Hubbard
While most of the omnibus agreements emerging before the special session are presented by their sponsors with a mix of exhaustion and satisfaction, Thursday’s unveiling of the negotiated jobs and energy compromise felt more like a funeral.
By Erin Martin
A pair of issues provided serious stumbling blocks for House and Senate conferees tasked with working out a budget compromise on the omnibus environment and natural resources finance bill.
By Jonathan Avise
The House’s transportation panel on Thursday walked through a compromise omnibus transportation package that, from a House DFL perspective, might seem like no compromise at all. No gas tax increase, no transit-dedicated sales tax, no trunk highway bonding.