The first full week of the new legislative session begins today. And as the first bills are introduced, we're starting to see what the DFL controlled House and Senate consider their top priorities.
There was a lot of focus on the state's election system last fall and with the DFL party now in control of state government, it could be a prime opportunity for Democrats to pass election law that would favor them in future elections. DFL leaders say that won't happen. However, there will likely be some changes to the system.
The chairman of the House Elections Committee, DFL-er Steve Simon of St. Louis Park, joins MPR's Cathy Wurzer with a preview of possible legislation this session.