Key takeaways for MN 2023 legislative session

Governor Tim Walz signed off on a record-breaking budget for Minnesota Wednesday and celebrated the agenda passed by his Democratic allies in the legislature. Here are the key takeaways from the 2023 legislative session.

Cannabis legalization has questions

One of the big concerns expressed by Republicans legislators Friday and throughout the cannabis debate is the lack of a breathalyzer for marijuana. But as recreational marijuana legalization spread through more than 20 states since 2009, a few companies have actually developed detection methods or the entire Twin Cities area.

MN marijuana legalization: Lawmakers react

After hours of heated debate on the House Floor, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed a recreational marijuana bill. It still needs to pass the Senate before heading to Gov. Tim Walz's desk.