Opinion: Legislators, keep eyes on emergencies
Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislators are jousting about the scope of their agenda for a special legislative session likely in early September.
All know a session should be convened so the state can tap federal disaster relief funds to cover damage from a June 21 storm that rocked 18 counties, including Stearns, Benton and Morrison.
The debate is whether the session also should include repealing certain tax hikes passed in May.
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