Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka hints legalizing marijuana is unlikely

When Minnesota's Legislature begins its work Tuesday, it will be the only divided state government in the country. Democrats will have a majority in the House but Republicans will have a majority in the Senate.

That could make it harder for lawmakers to get their work done: to pass a budget, to rewrite the state's tax code, and to decide how to spend a $1.5 billion surplus.

MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka about his goals in the 2019 legislative session.

Click the audio player above to hear their conversation.

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