Minnesota Senate GOP Leader Says Deal Near on Policing Bill: ‘We Are Still Working Through the Language’

Key legislative leaders had a tentative agreement Monday on the outlines of a police accountability bill, the top Republican in the Minnesota Senate said Monday, but chances appeared dimmer for a $1.9 billion public construction projects package that has yet to win the necessary GOP support in the Democratic-controlled House.

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, of East Gull Lake, said the Senate planned to adjourn the special session late Monday if there was no agreement on the projects bill, also known as a bonding bill.

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