With 7,000 bills to debate, no wonder lawmakers need a break
Published 03/26/2010, State Capitol Bureau
Minnesota lawmakers begin a weeklong Passover-Easter break Monday afternoon with nearly 7,000 bills left undebated. If legislators were to consider every bill that has been introduced in the current two-year session, they would take 233 votes every weekday until they adjourn in May.Word count: 524
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.