Legislative session begins

Minnesota Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Tuesday, Minnesota lawmakers converge on St. Paul for the start of the 2014 legislative session.

With the budget completed during the 2013 session, legislators are focusing on policy issues this year. Lawmakers also have an $825 million surplus to deal with. The Governor, along with house democrats and republicans, want to see a big chunk of that money reserved for tax cuts.

Most of the legislation lawmakers will discuss is not expected to be controversial, but there are some hot-button issues on the agenda including medical marijuana, e-cigarette regulation, and Sunday liquor sales.


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