There is a happy, happy, joy, joy feeling in the Minnesota House tonight. No one is spitting any venom. The debate is limited. It’s almost like there is (wait for it) Peace in the Valley. Here’s one signal that there will be a successful conclusion to the session. GOP Rep. Mark Buesgens (who doesn’t vote Read more

As you can probably tell, the blog is a little punch drunk. We’ve been focused on budget negotiations and the big picture in terms of the Legislature. I failed to mention a Star Tribune story that details how DFL Sen. Satveer Chaudhary cut some deals with groups that are lobbying him. He maintains that the Read more