Governor Walz Signs Agreement for Special Session

May 24, 2019 8:25:42 AM

Governor Tim Walz, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, and Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman today signed an agreement outlining the terms of a one-day special session to allow legislators to pass remaining bills. The Governor then issued a proclamation calling for a special session to be convened at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019. Legislative leaders have agreed to adjourn the special session before 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019. 

“I am proud that we came together across party lines to build a budget that will improve the lives of Minnesotans,” said Governor Walz. “Now it’s our responsibility to take that budget across the finish line.”

Topics: Legislative, Bargaining/Legislative Updates