Lorie Skjerven Gildea
Minnesota lawmakers are recommending far-reaching updates to State Capitol security, but they are stopping short of banning guns inside the Capitol and surrounding buildings. Minnesota is one of only 14 states to allow legal permit holders to carry guns inside the Capitol building. Permit holders are allowed to carry in the Capitol and surrounding buildings if they notify the State Department of Public Safety of their intention.
Three incumbents appointed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty won new terms on the Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The Minnesota Supreme Court is on the road in Brainerd. The justices are hearing a case at the local high school Wednesday.