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House DFL Press Conference
Saturday, May 21 2022 - watch this program
Representative Jim Davnie provided an update on budget negotiations and urged Senate Republicans to include student mental health funding in a final agreement.
Runs 6 minutes.


House/Senate Tax Chair Press Conference
Saturday, May 21 2022 - watch this program
Tax Chairs Representative Paul Marquart and Senator Carla Nelson held a press conference to announce and sign a tax bill agreement.
Runs 32 minutes.


Speaker Hortman Media Availability
Friday, May 20 2022 - watch this program
Discussion of legislative issues.
Runs 17 minutes.


Gov. Tim Walz/Speaker Melissa Hortman/Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller Press Conference
Monday, May 16 2022 - watch this program
Governor Tim Walz, House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler and Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller held a press conference to announce a broad budget framework for the end of the legislative session.
Runs 23 minutes.


Governor Walz Media Availability
Monday, May 9 2022 - watch this program
Governor Tim Walz spoke to the press corps following their meeting with House and Senate leadership.
Runs 9 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Thursday, April 28 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman held a media availability to discuss the frontline worker pay, unemployment trust fund agreement, and other legislative issues.
Runs 14 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Tuesday, April 26 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman, Representative Gene Pelowski, Representative Mohamud Noor and Representative Emma Greenman held a media availability to discuss the frontline worker/UI legislation that passed the House yesterday evening.
Speaker Melissa Hortman also discussed other legislative matters.
Runs 22 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Media Availability
Sunday, April 24 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman, House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler and Senate Minority Leader Melisa López Franzen respond to State of the State Address by Governor Tim Walz.
Runs 7 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Sunday, April 24 2022 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt and Senator Gary Dahms respond to State of the State Address by Governor Tim Walz.
Runs 8 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Tuesday, April 5 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman, Representative Paul Marquart, Representative Cheryl Youakim, Representative Michael Howard, Representative Esther Agbaje, and Representative Jamie Long held a press conference to announce a new plan to reduce costs for Minnesotans.
Runs 22 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Monday, April 4 2022 - watch this program
Chair Jim Davnie (DFL - Minneapolis), Chair Ruth Richardson (DFL-Mendota Heights), Chair Dave Pinto (DFL-Saint Paul), Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) and Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) announce their education funding proposal.
Runs 23 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Monday, March 28 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman spoke to the press corps following her meeting with Governor Tim Walz and House & Senate Republican leadership.
Runs 5 minutes.


Governor Walz Media Availability
Monday, March 28 2022 - watch this program
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan spoke to the press corps following their meeting with House and Senate leadership.
Runs 8 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, March 28 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman, Majority Leader Ryan Winkler, Representative Emma Greenman, Representative Liz Olson and Representative Leon Lillie hold a press conference to discuss worker safety, earned sick and safe time, and state worker contract legislation.
Runs 19 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Monday, March 28 2022 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt and Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller spoke to the press corps following their meeting with Governor Tim Walz and House DFL leadership.
Runs 7 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Thursday, March 24 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman spoke to the press corps following her meeting with Governor Tim Walz and House & Senate Republican leadership.
Runs 3 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Thursday, March 24 2022 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt and Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller spoke to the press corps following their meeting with Governor Tim Walz and House DFL leadership.
Runs 9 minutes.


Governor Walz Media Availability
Monday, March 14 2022 - watch this program
Governor Tim Walz met with the Capitol Press Corps following his Monday afternoon meeting with House and Senate leaders.
Runs 17 minutes.


Governor Tim Walz Media Availability
Monday, February 28 2022 - watch this program
Response to the February 2022 Budget and Economic Forecast by Governor Tim Walz.
Runs 22 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Media Availability
Monday, February 28 2022 - watch this program
Response to the February 2022 Budget and Economic Forecast by Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) and Senate Minority Leader Melisa López Franzen (DFL-Edina).
Runs 25 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Monday, February 28 2022 - watch this program
Response to the February 2022 Budget and Economic Forecast by House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown), Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller (R-Winona) and Senator Julie Rosen (R-Vernon Center).
Runs 20 minutes.


Minnesota Management and Budget Press Conference
Monday, February 28 2022 - watch this program
Release of the February 2022 Budget and Economic Forecast by James Schowalter, Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget, Doctor Laura Kalambokidis, State Economist and Ahna Minge, State Budget Director.
Runs 35 minutes.


DFL Press Conference
Monday, February 21 2022 - watch this program
House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler and DFL lawmakers announce a new proposal to recruit and retain police officers with strong moral character to address a critical shortage of peace officers in Minnesota.
Runs 18 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Wednesday, February 16 2022 - watch this program
Representative Alice Hausman, Representative Michael Howard and Majority Leader Ryan Winkler hold a press conference to highlight priority legislation aimed at reducing the cost of housing in Minnesota.
Runs 20 minutes.


Rep. Cedrick Frazier Media Availability
Wednesday, February 9 2022 - watch this program
Sponsor comments and press corps questions regarding frontline worker bonus pay bill.
Runs 11 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Tuesday, February 8 2022 - watch this program
Announcing new legislation to ban the use of no-knock warrants for police in Minnesota.
Nneka Constantino (Amir Locke's cousin), Neka Gray (Amir Locke's aunt), Representative Esther Agbaje, Representative Athena Hollins, Representative Cedrick Frazier, Speaker Melissa Hortman and Majority Leader Ryan Winkler.
Runs 28 minutes.


Forum News Service annual legislative session briefing
Wednesday, February 2 2022 - watch this program
Legislative leaders and the governor discuss top policy priorities:.
Governor Tim Walz.
House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler.
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt.
Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller.
Senate Minority Leader Melisa López Franzen.
Runs 1 hour, 17 minutes.


House People of Color and Indigenous Caucus Press Conference
Thursday, January 27 2022 - watch this program
Representative Athena Hollins, Representative Hodan Hassan, Representative Kaohly Her, Representative Cedrick Frazier, Representative Esther Agbaje and Representative Samantha Vang held a press conference to discuss their priorities for this year and introduce their new leadership.
Runs 27 minutes.


Sen. Sandy Pappas and Rep. Rena Moran Media Availability
Thursday, January 27 2022 - watch this program
Senator Sandy Pappas and Representative Rena Moran held a media availability to discuss Equal Rights Amendment compliance legislation.
Runs 29 minutes.


House/Senate Media Availability
Wednesday, January 26 2022 - watch this program
Representative Liz Reyer, Representative Liz Boldon, Senator Omar Fateh, Senator Jen McEwen and Senator John Marty held held a media availability to discuss the formation of the Minnesota Health Plan Caucus.
Runs 26 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Tuesday, January 25 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman, Majority Leader Ryan Winkler, Representative Dave Pinto, Representative Jim Davnie, Representative Ruth Richardson and Representative Connie Bernardy hold a press conference to announce the House DFL education session priorities.
Runs 27 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, January 24 2022 - watch this program
Representative Carlos Mariani, Representative Cedrick Frazier, Representative Kelly Moller, Representative Dave Pinto, Speaker Melissa Hortman and Majority Leader Ryan Winkler held a press conference to announce a new $100 million public safety plan.
Runs 35 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, January 20 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman, Majority Leader Ryan Winkler, Representative Mohamud Noor, Representative Liz Olson, Representative Ruth Richardson, Representative Rob Ecklund and Representative Michael Howard held a press conference to release the House DFL economic security session priorities.
Runs 21 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Wednesday, January 19 2022 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman, Representative Patty Acomb, Representative Rick Hansen, Representative Frank Hornstein, Representative Fue Lee and Representative Jamie Long release the 2022 Minnesota Climate Action Plan.
Runs 25 minutes.


Governor Tim Walz Media Availability
Tuesday, December 7 2021 - watch this program
Response to the November 2021 Budget and Economic Forecast.
Runs 20 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Media Availability
Tuesday, December 7 2021 - watch this program
Response to the November 2021 Budget and Economic Forecast by House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley), Representative Rena Moran (DFL-Saint Paul) and Senate Minority Leader Melisa López Franzen (DFL-Edina).
Runs 18 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Tuesday, December 7 2021 - watch this program
Response to the November 2021 Budget and Economic Forecast by House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) and Senator Julie Rosen (R-Vernon Center).
Runs 28 minutes.


Minnesota Management and Budget Press Conference
Tuesday, December 7 2021 - watch this program
Release of the November 2021 Budget and Economic Forecast by Commissioner James Schowalter, State Economist Doctor Laura Kalambokidis and State Budget Director Ahna Minge.
Runs 47 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Friday, November 19 2021 - watch this program
House Redistricting Chair Mary Murphy (DFL-Hermantown) and Representative Ginny Klevorn (DFL-Plymouth) held a media availability to preview a redistricting proposal.
Runs 24 minutes.


House press conference
Thursday, November 4 2021 - watch this program
House Commerce Finance and Policy Committee Chair Zack Stephenson (DFL-Coon Rapids) announced efforts underway to legalize sports betting in Minnesota.
Runs 12 minutes.


Governor Tim Walz Press Conference
Wednesday, June 30 2021 - watch this program
After delivering the recently signed education finance bill to the Secretary of State, Governor Tim Walz held a media availability to discuss end-of-session issues.
Runs 12 minutes.


Governor Tim Walz Media Availability
Monday, June 28 2021 - watch this program
Governor Tim Walz held a media availability to discuss end-of-session issues.
Runs 23 minutes.


People of Color and Indigenous Caucus Press Conference
Monday, June 28 2021 - watch this program
People of Color and Indigenous Caucus members discuss public safety accountability.
Runs 30 minutes.


Governor Walz Media Availability
Thursday, June 24 2021 - watch this program
Governor Tim Walz held a media availability to discuss end-of-session issues.
Runs 17 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Monday, June 14 2021 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) and Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) held a media availability.
Runs 23 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Wednesday, June 9 2021 - watch this program
DFL legislators, local officials and housing advocates discuss the need for a suitable off-ramp for the current eviction moratorium.
Runs 21 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Tuesday, June 8 2021 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) and others discuss public safety proposals to curb the rise in shootings, carjackings and other crime in the Metro area; and discussed legislative issues.
Runs 41 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Wednesday, June 2 2021 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown), Representative Barb Haley (R-Red Wing), Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka (R-East Gull Lake) and Senator Jeff Howe (R-Rockville) held a press conference to discuss off-ramp to emergency powers.
Runs 28 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Monday, May 17 2021 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman and Majority Leader Ryan Winkler held a media availability to discuss the end of the session.
Runs 19 minutes.


House Republican Media Availability
Monday, May 17 2021 - watch this program
Minority Leader Kurt Daudt and Representative Anne Neu Brindley held a media availability to discuss the end of the session.
Runs 13 minutes.


House, Senate and Governor Press Conference
Monday, May 17 2021 - watch this program
Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and Governor Tim Walz held a press conference to announce a bipartisan state budget agreement.
Runs 37 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, May 13 2021 - watch this program
Preview of floor debate on proposal to legalize cannabis, expunge non-violent cannabis convictions.
Runs 12 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Wednesday, May 12 2021 - watch this program
Speaker Hortman and Majority Leader Winkler held a media availability to discuss legislative issues.
Runs 14 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Wednesday, May 12 2021 - watch this program
Proposal to conform to the federal tax code for Paycheck Protection Program and Unemployment Insurance relief.
Discussion of legislative issues.
Runs 29 minutes.


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.
Runs 30 minutes.


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.
Runs 23 minutes.


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.
Runs 31 minutes.


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.
Runs 25 minutes.


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.
Runs 31 minutes.


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


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.
Runs 43 minutes.


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.
Runs 17 minutes.


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.
Runs 29 minutes.


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.
Runs 27 minutes.


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.
Runs 38 minutes.


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.
Runs 17 minutes.


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.
- Representative Ryan Winkler.
- Representative Rena Moran.
- Representative Jessica Hanson.
- Senator 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) 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.