2023 Minnesota legislative session

MPR News is your source for updates from the 2023 Minnesota legislative session that began on Jan. 3, 2023. Whether you're looking for information about a new law or want an update on state funding decisions, you can find it here.

MinnesotaCare expands eligibility to Minnesotans with undocumented status
Thousands of Minnesotans with an undocumented status will soon be able to get coverage through the state's low-income health insurance marketplace, MinnesotaCare.
Road fixes, wastewater upgrades and more: Walz signs $2.6 billion capital investment bills
For the first time since 2020, state lawmakers approved a funding bill that will pay for dozens of road and bridge, wastewater treatment and building repair projects around the state.
Minnesota lawmakers pledge at least $300 million toward early education
This session Minnesota lawmakers put millions toward funding early learning scholarships, expanded school-based early education and created a new state agency dedicated to children, youth and families.
Local businesses prep for legal cannabis plants, possession come August
In just a couple of months, Minnesotans will be able to grow their own cannabis plants and local businesses are eager to help them get started. But there is one thing they can’t sell — cannabis seed.