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"We're not real freshmen, but we feel like it," second-term DFL state Rep. Jessica Hanson said.
The DFL governor rolled out a $65 billion budget Tuesday, including checks and some Social Security tax breaks.
The governor debuted his safety, health and housing plans Monday.
Gov. Tim Walz is proposing a more than $700 million general funding boost for public schools over the next two years and to permanently tie annual increases to inflation.
The DFL's marijuana bill would have the state regulate it. Some GOP legislators said cities should have the authority.
The hefty bill covers a lot of ground but faces multiple hurdles and potential revisions before it can become law.
Republicans attacked Ellison during the 2022 election for not having enough criminal prosecutors in his office.
With Democrats controlling the House and Senate, legalization could happen this year, lawmakers said.
Lawmakers return to the State Capitol with big spending and policy goals and a record-breaking $17.6 billion surplus.
At stake in 2023 at the Capitol: Abortion, climate, marijuana, tax relief — and lots of cash to spend
We track the status of top issues in the 2023 legislative session.