It took a little more than 12 hours to do what couldn’t be accomplished in months of a regular session. The Minnesota Senate adjourned at 3:43 AM Wednesday after passing 12 bills that would reopen state government once Governor Mark Dayton signs them. The House adjourned a little earlier after finishing its work.
More videos from the special session
Senator David Hann talks about the negotiations that led to the Health and Human Services bill
Moment Of Silence For Sen. Linda Scheid
A tearful Senator Ann Rest asks for a moment of silence to honor Senator Linda Scheid who recently died of ovarian cancer
DFL Representatives say no votes for borrowing
DFL Representatives Erin Murphy, Ryan Winkler and Phyllis Kahn talk before the business of the special session gets underway.
Sen Latz- Public Safety Bill “Not Bad”
Sen Ron Latz (DFL-Golden Valley/ St. Louis Park says the compromise Public Safety bill is “not bad” and was a large improvement over the previously backed Republican bill that nearly eliminated the Human Rights department.