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House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Monday, February 26 2024 - watch this program
Representative Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn (DFL-Eden Prairie), Representative Dave Pinto (Saint Paul) and Senator Grant Hauschild (DFL-Hermantown) announce the 'Great Start Affordability Act'.
Runs 23 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Thursday, February 22 2024 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman spoke to the Capitol Press Corps following Thursday's Floor Session.
Runs 6 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Wednesday, February 21 2024 - watch this program
Representative Kaohly Her and Representative Cedrick Frazier hold a press conference to discuss gun violence prevention legislation.
Runs 27 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Monday, February 12 2024 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) and House Majority Leader Jamie Long (DFL-Mpls) spoke to the press corps following the 2024 Session Opening Day floor session.
Runs 8 minutes.


House Republican Media Availability
Monday, February 12 2024 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Lisa Demuth (R-Cold Spring) spoke to the press corps following the 2024 Session Opening Day floor session.
Runs 8 minutes.


North STAR Act Press Conference
Thursday, February 8 2024 - watch this program
Announcing legislation to prohibit Minnesota state and local law enforcement officials from acting to enforce federal civil immigration law.
Runs 35 minutes.


Minnesota End-of-Life Option Act Press Conference
Thursday, January 25 2024 - watch this program
People impacted by terminal illness and End-of-Life Option Act sponsor Representative Mike Freiberg discuss the legislation.
Runs 20 minutes.


Somali-American Legislative Caucus Press Conference
Monday, December 11 2023 - watch this program
Minnesota’s Somali community, including state legislators, express grave concern over catastrophic flooding in Somalia.
Runs 33 minutes.


Queer Legislative Caucus Press Conference
Thursday, December 7 2023 - watch this program
Representative Leigh Finke (DFL-Saint Paul), Senator Lindsey Port (DFL-Burnsville) and members of the bicameral Queer Legislative Caucus held a press conference to mourn Savannah Ryan Williams, a beloved trans woman, and demand legislative action against transphobia and violence.
Runs 27 minutes.


Governor Tim Walz Media Availability
Wednesday, December 6 2023 - watch this program
Response to the November 2023 Budget and Economic Forecast by Governor Tim Walz.
Runs 19 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Media Availability
Wednesday, December 6 2023 - watch this program
Response to the November 2023 Budget and Economic Forecast by Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL- Brooklyn Park) and Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Mpls).
Runs 13 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Wednesday, December 6 2023 - watch this program
Response to the November 2023 Budget and Economic Forecast by Representative Kristin Robbins (R-Maple Grove) and Senate Minority Leader Mark Johnson (R-East Grand Forks).
Runs 16 minutes.


Minnesota Management and Budget Press Conference
Wednesday, December 6 2023 - watch this program
Release of the November 2023 Budget and Economic Forecast by Erin Campbell, Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget, Doctor Laura Kalambokidis, State Economist, and Ahna Minge, State Budget Director.
Runs 50 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Wednesday, August 30 2023 - watch this program
House and Senate Republicans held a press conference to propose a fix to the school resource officer law.
Runs 50 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Monday, July 24 2023 - watch this program
Members of the House Republican Caucus announced the Suburban Solutions Caucus.
Runs 12 minutes.


House and Senate People of Color and Indigenous Caucus Press Conference
Monday, May 22 2023 - watch this program
Summarizing legislative accomplishments for the 2023 session.
Runs 29 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Media Availability
Saturday, May 20 2023 - watch this program
Update on end-of session negotiations and legislative issues.
Runs 17 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Saturday, May 20 2023 - watch this program
Discussion of the nursing home funding deal and other legislative issues.
Runs 19 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Thursday, May 18 2023 - watch this program
Speaker Hortman and Majority Leader Dziedzic hold a media availability to discuss legislative issues.
Runs 23 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Monday, May 15 2023 - watch this program
Sales tax provision in the tax finance and policy bill.
Runs 11 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Friday, May 12 2023 - watch this program
Provisions in the judiciary and public safety finance bill.
Runs 18 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Thursday, April 27 2023 - watch this program
Tax finance and policy bill scheduled for Thursday Floor debate.
Runs 6 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Tuesday, April 25 2023 - watch this program
Topic: Bills scheduled for Tuesday’s Floor Session.
Runs 19 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Tuesday, April 25 2023 - watch this program
Topic: Bills scheduled for Tuesday’s Floor Session.
Runs 22 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, April 24 2023 - watch this program
Topic: Cannabis legislation scheduled for Monday’s Floor debate. Runs 15 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Monday, April 24 2023 - watch this program
Topic: Cannabis legislation scheduled for Monday’s Floor debate. Runs 29 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Thursday, April 20 2023 - watch this program
Preview E-12 Education & Children and Families bills set for Thursday Floor debate.
Runs 20 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Thursday, April 20 2023 - watch this program
Topic: Previewing education bills scheduled for Thursday Floor debate.
Runs 24 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Media Availability
Wednesday, April 19 2023 - watch this program
Response to the State of the State address by Speaker Melissa Hortman, House Majority Leader Jamie Long and Senate President Bobby Joe Champion.
Runs 16 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Media Availability
Wednesday, April 19 2023 - watch this program
Response to the State of the State address by House Minority Leader Lisa Demuth and Senate Minority Leader Mark Johnson.
Runs 16 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Tuesday, April 18 2023 - watch this program
Topic: Previewing bills scheduled for Tuesday Floor debate.
Runs 19 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, April 17 2023 - watch this program
Topic: House DFL Tax finance and policy bill.
Runs 37 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Monday, April 17 2023 - watch this program
Topics: Environment, natural resources, climate, and energy finance and policy bill scheduled for Monday Floor debate.
Runs 15 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Thursday, April 13 2023 - watch this program
DFL legislators held a press conference to highlight HF3, the so-called “Democracy for the People Act,” before its House Floor vote Thursday afternoon.
Runs 24 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Thursday, March 30 2023 - watch this program
Call for action on nursing home funding.
Runs 17 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Tuesday, March 28 2023 - watch this program
Proposal to establish the Minnesota Climate Innovation Fund.
Runs 13 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, March 23 2023 - watch this program
Legislation banning private prisons in Minnesota.
Runs 14 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, March 23 2023 - watch this program
Bill to prevent out-of-state laws from interfering in the practice of gender-affirming health care.
Runs 26 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Thursday, March 23 2023 - watch this program
Discussion of scheduled floor debate of bill to make Minnesota a transgender health sanctuary state.
Runs 12 minutes.


Governor and House/Senate DFL Media Availability
Tuesday, March 21 2023 - watch this program
Governor Tim Walz, Speaker of the House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Senate President Bobby Joe Champion held a media availability to release joint budget targets.
Runs 23 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Thursday, March 16 2023 - watch this program
Prohibiting major political parties from accepting contributions during legislative session.
Runs 4 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Thursday, March 9 2023 - watch this program
Rolling out of a public safety package.
Runs 28 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Monday, March 6 2023 - watch this program
Capital investment legislation for Monday’s Floor Session.
Runs 20 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, March 6 2023 - watch this program
Legislation requiring anti-theft devices on certain vehicles.
Runs 18 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, March 2 2023 - watch this program
Bills set for Thursday House Floor Session debate.
Runs 3 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Thursday, March 2 2023 - watch this program
The “Protect and Advance Democracy Act” bringing Ranked Choice Voting statewide.
Runs 12 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Wednesday, March 1 2023 - watch this program
Unveiling of the “All Roads Lead Back to Home" housing proposal.
Runs 27 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Wednesday, March 1 2023 - watch this program
Rolling out of the “Reading RESET” literacy plan.
Runs 31 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Tuesday, February 28 2023 - watch this program
Rolling out of the “Give It Back” tax relief plan.
Runs 23 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, February 20 2023 - watch this program
Bills scheduled for Monday’s House Floor Session.
Runs 24 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, February 9 2023 - watch this program
Bills scheduled for Thursday’s House Floor Session.
Runs 22 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Wednesday, February 8 2023 - watch this program
Announcing the “MinnesotaCare Public Option” health insurance plan.
Runs 30 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, February 6 2023 - watch this program
Public safety legislation scheduled for Monday’s House Floor Session.
Runs 24 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Monday, January 30 2023 - watch this program
Representative Aisha Gomez, Representative María Isa Pérez-Vega, House Speaker Melissa Hortman, and others discuss the ‘Driver’s Licenses for All’ bill set for Monday Floor Session debate.
Runs 26 minutes.


House DFL Press Conference
Thursday, January 26 2023 - watch this program
House Majority Leader Jamie Long, House Speaker Melissa Hortman, Senator Nick Frentz and others discuss the 100% by 2040 clean energy bill set for Thursday Floor Session debate.
Runs 26 minutes.


House Republican Press Conference
Thursday, January 26 2023 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Lisa Demuth, Representative Chris Swedzinski, Representative Spencer Igo and Representative Kristin Robbins discuss the 100% by 2040 clean energy bill set for Thursday Floor Session debate. Runs 12 minutes.


Minnesota House People of Color and Indigenous Caucus Press Conference
Wednesday, January 25 2023 - watch this program
Announcing legislative priorities for the 2023 session.
Runs 18 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Tuesday, January 24 2023 - watch this program
Announcing new Non-Essential Use Ban bill.
- Representative Jeff Brand (DFL–Saint Peter).
- Senator Kelly Morrison (DFL-Deephaven).
- Representative Matt Norris (DFL–Blaine).
Runs 36 minutes.


House/Senate Republican Press Conference
Tuesday, January 24 2023 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Lisa Demuth (R-Cold Spring) and Senate Minority Leader Mark Johnson (R-East Grand Forks) responded to Governor Walz' budget proposal.
Runs 20 minutes.


House/Senate DFL Press Conference
Wednesday, January 4 2023 - watch this program
Announcing House and Senate DFL shared legislative priorities.
- House Speaker Melissa Hortman.
- House Majority Leader Jamie Long.
- Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic.
Runs 29 minutes.


House DFL Media Availability
Tuesday, January 3 2023 - watch this program
Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) and House Majority Leader Jamie Long (DFL-Mpls) spoke to the press corps following the 2023 Session Opening Day floor session.
Runs 10 minutes.


House Republican Media Availability
Tuesday, January 3 2023 - watch this program
House Minority Leader Lisa Demuth (R-Cold Spring) spoke to the press corps following the 2023 Session Opening Day floor session.
Runs 3 minutes.