Minnesota Rep. Joe Atkins Wants Fantasy Betting LawA Minnesota lawmaker says his state should regulate the increasingly popular fantasy sports betting industry to prevent scams. Democratic Rep. Joe Atkins of Inver Grove Heights previewed legislation Monday that he says he'll introduce in 2016.
Rep. Atkins Wants Stolen Smart Phone CutoffsA Minnesota legislator says he'll push a bill next year for mandatory cellphone technology allowing people to remotely disable lost or stolen smart phones. The legislation requiring cellphone cutoff technology is a response to a burst in phone thefts, including some taken in violent attacks in Minnesota.
Lawmakers Join Chorus Protesting Fairview TakeoverTwo lawmakers are joining a growing tide of officials pressuring to keep University of Minnesota hospitals in the state's hands.