A legislative panel on flood relief holds a Capitol hearing Thursday, to be followed on Friday by meetings with Gov. Mark Dayton. Dayton hopes to call a one-day special legislative session on August 24th to allocate money to counties struck by flooding this summer. Some Republicans have balked at the governor's proposed $190 million relief package.
Backlash after MN lawmaker calls Sen. Tina Smith 'empty-headed pile of nothing'
State Sen. David Osmek made some controversial remarks on the "Up and At 'Em" podcast.