Rep. Kurt Zellers hugged friend and fellow legislator Rep. Mary Liz Holberg on the House floor. Both have announced that they are retiring after this session.
Tou Lee cleaned the third floor of the Capitol on the last day of the session as debate on medical marijuana and other bills went into the night.
DFL staffers watched the medical marijuana vote on the House floor. The bill passed 89-40.
Rep. Dan Schoen hugged Rep. Carly Melin after her medical marijuana bill passed the House. On the right is Sen. Scott Dibble, Senate author.
Medical Marijuana bill authors Sen. Scott Dibble and Rep. Rep. Carly Melin were congratulated after the medical marijuana bill passed the House.
Rep. Carly Melin was relieved after her medical marijuana bill passed the House.
Rep. Dan Schoen was brought to tears after the medical marijuana bill passed the House. On the left is Rep. Rod Hamilton and right, Rep. Leon Lillie, all supporters of the medical marijuana bill.
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