Author of the higher education bill Rep. Gene Pelowski, DFL-Winona, smiled as Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, praised his bill and his role as chair of the higher education finance committee.
Presiding over his fourth omnibus bill debate in four days, Speaker Paul Thissen slumped a bit during debate of the higher education bill.
Rep. Nick Zerwas, R-Elk River tried to persuade Rep. Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park to taste his chicken&waffles flavored potato chips during debate of the higher education bill.
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