The Minnesota Legislature — not just the governor — would have a say in how 1.9 billion dollars in COVID aid from the federal government is spent, under a bill the Republican-controlled Senate passed. Edina Democrat Melisa Franzen warns, after the legislature finishes its regular session May 18th…

…”and there is an emergency and money needs to be allocated right away, that it will take days or weeks, and if not even longer, to come together to an agreement before we come to a special session.”

Vernon Center Republican Julie Rosen responds her bill is *not* saying the governor is doing an inappropriate job, but rather…

…”make sure that… the taxpayers, who are funding this money to the state, has a voice.”