AUDIO: Minnesota Legislature in a deadline week

Legislators have been busy this week as the legislature is finishing up a deadline week.

This year is a budget year, and while the budget isn’t in any deadlines this early in the session, various smaller, single-item bills must be ready for a vote on the House Floor.

This week, we visited with two legislators, House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler and House 5A Representative Matt Bliss.

Listen to the interview with Winkler here:

Listen to the interview with Bliss here:


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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