With just over two weeks left in the legislative session, lawmakers remain far apart on several key budget bills. Legislators are working to hammer out the details and House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler says the priority is…

“We are not going to send the state of Minnesota’s budget into future deficits and irresponsible budgeting.”

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka agrees the goal is to pass a budget that Minnesota can “be proud of.”

“It’s moving forward, we’re going to get this stuff done, it’s not going to be easy, but the process is working.”

Lawmakers must balance the budget by the May 20th deadline to avoid a possible special session.