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House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Wednesday, May 5 2021 - watch this program
Representative Keith Franke (R-Saint Paul Park) and Senator Karin Housley (R-Stillwater) held a press conference to discuss e-pull tab legislation.

Governor Walz, Legislative Leaders Press Conference
Thursday, April 29 2021 - watch this program
Governor Tim Walz and legislators held a press conference to urge the Senate to act on police reform, and to discuss legislative issues.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Wednesday, April 21 2021 - watch this program
House DFL leaders and legislators hold a media availability to discuss the House Public Safety and Judiciary budget.
Runs 33 minutes.


United Black Legislative Caucus & People of Color and Indigenous Caucus press conference
Tuesday, April 13 2021 - watch this program
Discussion of the police shooting of Daunte Wright, and DFL lawmakers’ related legislative proposals

House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, April 8 2021 - watch this program
House DFL leaders outline public safety legislation.
Runs 25 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, April 5 2021 - watch this program
Release of the House DFL's tax, education, labor and workforce budget bills.
Runs 31 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Thursday, March 25 2021 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) and Representative Anne Neu Brindley (R-North Branch) discuss women-owned businesses impacted by forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans.


House DFL Press Conference
Tuesday, March 23 2021 - watch this program
02:00 - House DFL leaders and legislators will announce House budget targets and framework 19:30 - Discussion of legislative issues

House Republican Press Conference
Monday, March 15 2021 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) and other House Republican legislators held a press conference to announce floor action this week.


Governor Tim Walz Media Availability
Friday, February 26 2021 - watch this program
Governor Walz responds to the February 2021 Budget and Economic Forecast.


House Republican Media Availability
Friday, February 26 2021 - watch this program
Representative Anne Neu Brindley (R-North Branch) and Representative Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) respond to the February 2021 Budget and Economic Forecast.
Runs 14 minutes

Minnesota Management and Budget Press Conference
Friday, February 26 2021 - watch this program
Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner James Schowalter, State Economist Doctor Laura Kalambokidis and State Budget Director Britta Reitan present the February 2021 Budget and Economic Forecast.


House/Senate Press Conference
Monday, February 22 2021 - watch this program
Representative Zack Stephenson (DFL-Coon Rapids) and Senator Zach Duckworth (R-Lakeville) hold a press conference to announce Student Borrowers Bill of Rights legislation.


House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, February 18 2021 - watch this program
Representative Aisha Gomez (DFL-Mpls), Representative Sandra Feist (DFL-New Brighton) and Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) introduce legislation to provide driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.


House DFL Media Availability
Monday, February 15 2021 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL- Brooklyn Park) and Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) held a media availability to discuss Monday's House Floor action on HF445 (Mariani) State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program established to reimburse local governments and state agencies for expenses incurred in responding to emergencies, model policy on law enforcement responses to public assemblies required, money transferred to SAFE account, and money appropriated.
Runs 18 minutes.


United Black Legislative Caucus Press Conference
Wednesday, February 10 2021 - watch this program
Members of the Legislature’s United Black Legislative Caucus will hold a press conference to announce their 2021 legislative agenda.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, February 8 2021 - watch this program
Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) and Representative Andrew Carlson (DFL-Bloomington) hold a press conference to discuss legislation to help hospitality and service sector workers.
Runs 20 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Monday, February 8 2021 - watch this program
Representative Dave Baker (R-Willmar) and Senator Jeff Howe (R-Rockville) hold a press conference to discuss legislation to wind down Governor Walz's emergency powers and to outline a proposed reopening timeline.


House/Senate Press Conference
Thursday, February 4 2021 - watch this program
Introduction of Hometown Heroes Act.
Representative Cheryl Youakim (DFL-Hopkins), Senator Jeff Howe (R-Rockville), Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie), Representative John Huot (DFL-Rosemount) and Representative Tama Theis (R-Saint Cloud) announce the Hometown Heroes Act, legislation that will address the alarmingly high incidence of cancer, cardiac issues and emotional trauma facing the state’s 22,000 firefighters.


House Republican Press Conference
Wednesday, February 3 2021 - watch this program
Representative Anne Neu Brindley (R-North Branch), Representative Brian Johnson (R-Cambridge) and Representative Paul Novotny (R-Elk River) detail their concerns about the proposed SAFE Account legislation supported by Governor Tim Walz.
Runs 34 minutes

House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Monday, February 1 2021 - watch this program
Introduction of adult-use cannabis legislation.
- Rep.
Ryan Winkler.
- Rep.
Rena Moran.
- Rep.
Jessica Hanson.
- Sen.
Melisa Franzen.
Runs 16 minutes.


Governor Tim Walz Press Conference
Tuesday, January 26 2021 - watch this program
0:00 Governor Tim Walz comments on COVID-19 vaccine matters.
04:29 Governor Tim Walz discusses his proposed budget for FY 2022-23.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes

House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Tuesday, January 26 2021 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka (R-Nisswa) hold a media availability in response to Governor Walz's proposed budget for FY 2022-23.
Runs 30 minutes

House DFL Press Conference
Wednesday, January 13 2021 - watch this program
House DFL legislative priorities for 2021.
- Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL- Brooklyn Park).
- Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley).
- other DFL legislators.
Runs 29 minutes.


Forum News Service annual legislative session briefing
Monday, January 11 2021 - watch this program
Legislative leaders and the governor discuss top policy priorities:.
- Governor Tim Walz.
- House Speaker Melissa Hortman.
- Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka.
- House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt.
- Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent.
Runs 1 hour, 14 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Tuesday, January 5 2021 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) and House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) will held a media availability.
Runs 27 minutes.


House Republican Media Availability
Tuesday, January 5 2021 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) held a media availability.
Runs 10 minutes.