Daily Donkey, May 15

Events today
Noon – The Minnesota House of Representatives meets in session.
Noon – The Minnesota Senate meets in session.
5:30 p.m. – West Area Labor Council/Red River Valley Activist Training, AFSCME Council 5 Office, 1305 1st St. S, Willmar. Host is Dale Moerke.
7 p.m. – Racism in Our Hometown: The Story of the Arthur and Edith Lee Family, East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St., St. Paul. Presented by the APWU Solidarity for Kids Theater.
7:30 p.m. – Gov. Dayton will provide remarks and present a proclamation for Law Enforcement Memorial Day, Law Enforcement Memorial, State Capitol Grounds.

2017 session: Shutdown concerns bring back 2011 memories, WCCO
Comey: Clapper: U.S. govt ‘under assault’ by Trump after Comey firing, Star Tribune
Education: Schools brace for impact if Congress cuts Medicaid spending, Star Tribune
Governor’s Fishing Opener: Women out fish men at Governor’s Fishing Opener, KARE
GOP: GOP lawmakers mark success by flipping rules from Obama era, Star Tribune
Healthcare: Lourey, Hayden, Liebling, Murphy: Insurance companies win, taxpayers pay, Pioneer Press
Labor: Unions launch “Cuts Hurt Minnesota” campaign
State spending: Minnesota’s falling price of government, North Star Policy Institute
Transportation and transit: How much sway does the business community have in the transit debate? MinnPost
Voting: In Wisconsin, ID law proved insurmountable for many voters, MPR

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