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Daily Brief: Friday, June 12th, 2015

In the Know

Minnesota DFL
June 12, 2015
Events today

  • 9:15 a.m. – House DFL Leader Paul Thissen holds a media availability.
  • 10 a.m. – The Minnesota House of Representatives meets in session. Live Senate feed is available here.
  • 10 a.m. – The Minnesota Senate meets in session. Live House feed is available here.

Save the date!

  • June 23 – The Bloomington Progressive Issues Forum, 5:30 p.m., Davanni’s Pizza and Hoagies, 8605 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington.
  • July 12 – Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd Annual Jackie Stevenson Dinner in Bloomington. Get more information here.

2015 session
Outmaneuvered: How Dayton’s Minnesota priorities were sunk, MPR
2015 special session
Special session begins today at 10 a.m., but outcome is in doubt, Pioneer Press
All four legislative leaders agree to limit Friday’s special session to just the must-pass measures, and to oppose any amendments lawmakers bring that could upset the compromise hashed out by the leaders.

Special session Friday, will the budget pass? Pioneer Press
Tentative deal reached, mixed feelings abound, Pioneer Press
Minnesota Legislature’s new deals. What changed? Pioneer Press
Follow along with the votes (Senate edition), Pioneer Press
Gov. Dayton calls special session for 10 a.m., Friday, Star Tribune
Further complications hold up the calling of special session, Star Tribune
Final budget agreement signed; Friday special session imminent, Star Tribune
What is Gov. Mark Dayton getting out of the special session? MinnPost
Discord over environment bill could mean discord at Capitol, WCCO
1-day special session to be held Friday, WCCO
Special session scheduled for Friday morning, KSTP
Dayton calls special session for Friday, MPR
Dayton warns against special session grandstanding, MPR
Dayton calls special session for Friday, KARE
Amid uncertainty, Legislature heads into special session, MinnPost
2016 election
Hillary Clinton will lay out her vision at New York City rally, Star Tribune
Bird flu has mixed impact on Minnesota poultry producers, MPR
Legislature plans to empty landfill cleanup fund and return money later, Star Tribune
Who are they working for? Brainerd Dispatch
Major League Soccer
St. Paul a home to pro soccer stadium? The question is raised, Pioneer Press

Franken wants Postmaster General to stop rerouting Northern Minn. mail, KSTP
Medical marijuana
Key Minnesota official named CEO of medical marijuana firm, Pioneer Press
Minnesota Department of Health official leaves to lead medical marijuana company, Star Tribune

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