A New Senate President, Hero Pay Working Group Concludes, Reflecting on State Service
Senator Jeremy Miller's recent elevation to Senate Majority Leader left a vacancy in the role of Senate President. At a mid-October meeting, members of the Senate Republican Caucus elected Senator David Osmek, R-Mound, as the next President of the Senate. He joins Capitol Report moderator Shannon Loehrke to talk about his new role.
The Office of the Legislative Auditor was established in 1973 to provide nonpartisan and independent examinations of spending, resources and programs throughout state government. Jim Nobles has been at the helm of this work as Minnesota’s Legislative Auditor for the past 38 years. He talks with Shannon about his years of state service, which began with an internship for the Research Department in the House of Representatives in 1972.
Also in the program, details about the contrasting legislative proposals resulting from the Frontline Worker Pay Working Group and highlights from a joint meeting of the Senate Judiciary and Transportation committees on the increase in criminal activities in and around the metro area.