Minnesota Now with Cathy Wurzer

Minnesota Now May 17 2023

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Democrats are celebrating the passage of bills like paid family and medical leave while Republicans say they're spending too much money with too little input from the public. With just a few days left in the session, Gov. Tim Walz joined MPR news host Cathy Wurzer to talk about education spending, taxes, and more.

The founders of a Chisago City brewery won an award for people who started their businesses after age 50. MPR News senior economics contributor Chris Farrell takes us there in our series on small businesses around the state.

Minnesota is still under a white sky caused by wildfire smoke. Paul Huttner has the details on air quality and weather.

MPR News host Cathy Wurzer spoke to a new Minnesota Aurora defender who is about to play in a continental championship for women under 20.

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