Created: July 25, 2021 11:10 PM
Rep. John Thompson, DFL-St. Paul, stayed in the headlines all week with various legal and ethical issues surrounding him. Gov. Tim Walz, House Speaker Melissa Hortman and DFL Party Chair Ken Martin have all called for his resignation.
Our political analysts talk about what Thompson's future might hold and how his continuing controversy could affect the DFL Party's future.
Plus, Minnesota lawmakers will soon decide who will receive $250 million of COVID-19 relief money. The fund is dedicated to front-line workers, but a bipartisan group of legislators and three people appointed by the governor will have to choose which front-line workers are eligible.
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