The Daily Digest: last day of session edition

Welcome to the Daily Digest, where lawmakers plan to finish their work today.

Minnesota:

The House worked into the early morning, passing a bonding bill and cementing agreements on the major issues left to end the session today. MPR’s Tom Scheck worked late too to wrap it all up. (MPR News)

Here’s a link from the House to the projects in the bonding bill. 

House and Senate lawmakers working on a medical marijuana bill have reached a compromise that Gov. Mark Dayton will sign. (MPR News)

Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in April even as state employers trimmed 4,200 jobs from payrolls. (MPR News)

Washington:

Despite protests from open Internet groups, the Federal Communications Commission green lighted new Internet traffic rules. (NPR via MPR News)

Veterans Affairs chief Eric Shinseki testified to a Senate committee on Thursday regarding deadly wait times at VA hospitals. (CNN)

President Barack Obama dedicated the 911 Memorial Museum. (New York Times)

  • jimforcy

    “Despite protests from citizens, the Federal Communications Commission green lighted new Internet traffic rules.”

    Fixed that for you.