The end of the legislative session is only three days away, and important pieces of legislation that will impact Minnesota’s parks and trails are still up-in-the-air. Lawmakers have spent most of the week going back-and-forth on what the overall size of the state budget should be. If lawmakers can’t agree on a budget before Monday, May 22, a special session will be needed to avoid a government shutdown come July.
Quick updates on the major pieces of parks and trails legislation:
With the legislature scheduled to adjourn on Monday, May 22, this will be the last of our weekly legislative updates. But as always, Parks & Trails Council will be working at the Capitol and keeping you up-to-date as the legislative season comes to a close and a special session looms.