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Stories with person: Paul Thissen
  • A new normal? Legislature's last-minute chaos falls short 
    Updated: May-25-16 4:33 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers are honing their recipe for closing out a legislative session: Start with hours upon hours of private meetings, easy on the details of millions of dollars in spending, then throw it all together for a quick vote in the final minutes. Add in some blaming, a pinch of yelling and you're done - just be sure to leave some bills sitting out on the table unfinished..