DFL leaders House Majority Leader Erin Murphy and Speaker Paul Thissen, along with Sen. Majority Leader Tom Bakk and Asst. Majority Leader Katie Sieben met today with Governor Dayton to talk about budget bills making their way through the legislature.
Sen. Majority Leader Tom Bakk and Asst. Majority Leader Katie Sieben leave the Governor's office.
Minnesota senators sharply questioned federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch during Wednesday's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, grilling him on whether he'd be protect the interests of ordinary people over corporations.
Other business groups like realtors, electric utility Xcel Energy Services, private colleges, tobacco giant Altria, Polymet Mining, health insurers and hospitals contributed to the overall total of $57.7 million to lobby the Legislature, the administration of Gov. Mark Dayton and Metro municipal governments.