Special legislative session – special rules
The regular session of the Minnesota legislature is over and balancing the state budget is still as formidable a task as it was in January. There is a $5 billion shortfall that an intractable GOP legislature is determined to load on the backs of seniors and vulnerable Minnesotans. Luckily, we have Governor Dayton and his power to say no. Next is a special session of the legislature to solve the problem before Minnesota grinds to a halt.
Exactly what is a special session? Minnesota Budget Bites looked into that question and found that special sessions have special rules. To read what they found, go to