Politics Friday: DFLers pass their agenda at the Capitol
For the first time in a decade the DFL had control of the House, Senate and governor's office — and they ran the table at the Capitol.
In the last five months, the DFL passed legal marijuana, paid family and medical leave, renewable energy standards, election changes, and boosted education and transportation funding. It was virtually every major initiative the Democrats proposed.
MPR News host Mike Mulcahy talks to Gov Tim Walz about his take on the session and gets his response to criticism from Republicans and others who say the Democrats went too fast, and too far this year.
Later in the hour, a conversation with the President of the Minnesota Senate, Sen. Bobby Joe Champion, DFL-Minneapolis. And MPR political reporters will analyze the 2023 Legislative Session and what comes next.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz
Senate President Bobby Joe Champion, DFL-Minneapolis
Dana Ferguson is a politics reporter for MPR News.
Brian Bakst is a politics reporter for MPR News.
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