The Minnesota legislative session is close to wrapping up its work for 2019, and once again the final days were not easy sailing. David Gillette returned to Almanac at the Capitol with his pencils in tow, and here’s his summary of what did and didn’t happen.


It turns out, Almanac’s David Gillette often has his pencils in tow – and he’s created some very insightful, often chuckle-inducing illustrated essays that shed light on the complicated side of Minnesota politics. So you should also watch “The U of M Regents Board Game,” “How Hard Is It To Spend a Bucket of Free Federal Money?” and “MN’s Department of Human Services is like an octopus. Here’s why.”

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