ST. PAUL (KMHL/LEARFIELD) – Lawmakers wrapped up a special legislative session and a budget for the next two years – but they were not able to pass a bonding bill for transportation or state construction projects approved.

“As a result building projects around the state of Minnesota will be obstructed and stopped,” said House Majority Leader Rep. Ryan Winkler (D-Minneapolis).

House Republicans say that they were willing to go along with a bonding bill, if they had been able to

“The provider tax I had asked for some concessions for a sunset, where that would sunset in two years or four years, but they were just not open to that,” said House Minority Leader Rep. Kurt Daudt.

A bonding bill will likely be on the agenda for lawmakers in 2020.