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Tickets available to public for MinnPost Social: 2023 Legislative Recap

MinnPost reporters Peter Callaghan and Walker Orenstein will answer your questions about the 2023 legislative session at our next in-person event.

Tickets are now on sale to the general public for MinnPost Social: 2023 Legislative Recap on Wednesday, May 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Elsie’s in northeast Minneapolis.


Minnesota is on the brink of some big changes.

By the time this year’s legislative session – the first since 2014 with Democrats in full control – wraps up later this month, we will likely (and in some cases, definitely) see:

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  • Legalized recreational marijuana
  • Paid family and medical leave for all Minnesota workers
  • An overhaul in how schools teach kids to read
  • An infusion of cash for things like child care, affordable housing and public construction projects
  • New abortion rights and LGBTQ+ rights protections

And that’s only a partial list. There are also things that won’t get done, and lawmakers’ wish lists are too long even for a historically large budget surplus.

MinnPost reporters Peter Callaghan and Walker Orenstein have been covering the legislative session and will share what they’ve observed. MinnPost editor Elizabeth Dunbar will join them.

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This lively Q&A session is part of our MinnPost Social event series, presented by Darla Kashian — RBC Wealth Management and Great River Energy, in which MinnPost journalists share insights with audience members in a casual atmosphere that includes a cash bar and light appetizers.

After a member pre-sale, tickets to this event are now available to non-members for $10 each. Please visit the event page to purchase tickets.

MinnPost members are eligible to receive up to two free tickets, while they’re available. If you’re a member and didn’t receive the promo code to access your free tickets, please email us at