Video Replay: Leaders Preview 2016 MN Legislative Session By Video by Bill Sorem, text by Michael McIntee | January 31, 2016 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota A big surplus, a divided Government and the issues of tax reform, education, and transportation loom ahead. All that and more face the legislature when it convenes for short session in 2016. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk (DFL) and House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R) reveal their agendas and set expectations in this 2016 legislative preview held at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.