Apr 8, 2024 - Politics

😒 Quote du jour: Tears under the dome

Illustration of the Minnesota State Capitol with lines radiating from it.

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

"We're in the season of disappointment."
β€” House Speaker Melissa Hortman on the phase of the legislative session where members (and advocates) learn their ideas are short funding or votes to pass this year.

Zoom in: Supporters of the "missing middle" housing package and a proposal to spend $500 million on child care subsidies were among those getting the "not this year" signal last week.

πŸ“… What's next: A key deadline for clearing finance committees is April 19.

  • The Legislature must adjourn by May 20.
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