Greg Davids, R-Preston, got a "good job" fist bumb from GOP staffer Bobby Patrick and a smile from GOP House communications director Susan Closmore for leading the charge against the DFL backed House tax bill.
Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, chair of the House tax committee paid a surprise visit to the bills chief opponent Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, an opponent of the bill, during House debate of the tax bill.
Rep. Jerry Newton, DFL-Coon Rapids, right passed a bag of tiny candy bars to Rep. Joe Mullery, DFL-Minneapolis during House debate of the tax bill.
Visiting students watched from the House gallery as members raised handt to call for a roll call vote on an amendment during House debate.
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State Auditor Rebecca Otto, whose office audits 59 of 87 Minnesota counties among other responsibilities, said a technical glitch in the state government finance bill that passed in the final hours of the legislative session could leave those counties without any auditing.