Minnesota Legislatures extend session past closing dateMinnesota (WDAY TV) -- Minnesota Legislators are giving themselves more wiggle room and extending the session past tomorrow's scheduled closing date.
Minnesota (WDAY TV) -- Minnesota Legislators are giving themselves more wiggle room and extending the session past tomorrow's scheduled closing date.
Leaders say they're willing to hold the session open into May for a tax-cut package, a construction finance bill and a Vikings stadium agreement.
Meantime, a bill that would allow horse tracks like Canterbury Park to expand its card-game tables and raise betting stakes has passed the Senate.
The same bill would allow Tribal casinos to simulcast live horse racing and take bets.
A bill to raise fishing and hunting license fees and set a wolf hunting season is through the House and Senate and waiting for the governor's approval.
And...Governor Dayton did veto a bill that would have allowed the sale and use of more powerful backyard fireworks in Minnesota.