State lawmakers begin the second week of the 2014 session today with a $1.2 billion budget surplus to work with.
That revised number came out late last week in the new economic forecast. DFL Governor Mark Dayton will release his plan for spending the extra money later this week, as well as a separate list of "un-session" ideas.
In addition, some legislative committees are set to discuss tax cuts, medical marijuana and a minimum wage increase.
MPR's Phil Picardi spoke with MPR News reporter Tim Pugmire about the week ahead at the capitol.