President Biden To Visit Superior, Wis., On Wednesday To Tout Infrastructure LawBiden will land in Duluth and give remarks at University of Wisconsin-Superior Wednesday afternoon.
'Minnesota Stands With Ukraine': Minn. Lawmakers Denounce Russian Invasion Of UkraineRussian forces have launched attacks on Ukranian bases and cities. Along with the explosions in multiple cities, Ukraine's government says Russian tanks and troops have rolled across the border.
Defense Rests Case In Federal Trial Of 3 Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd's KillingThe defense attorney for the third officer charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights rested his case Monday, paving the way for closing arguments in the monthlong federal trial.
Proposed Bill Would Bring Tighter Restrictions To No-Knock Warrants, But Not A Ban Following the police killing of Amir Locke, Minnesota lawmakers say that no one else should ever die during a no-knock raid, and they are calling for tighter restrictions, although not a flat-out ban.
‘When And Not If:’ Minnesota Lawmakers Set To Introduce Bills That Would Make Sports Betting LegalState legislators in both the Minnesota House and Senate are putting final details on new plans to legalize sports gambling, allowing wagering options inside state casinos and online.
New Redistricting Maps Reshape Legislative, Congressional BoundariesMinnesota has new legislative and congressional district maps for the entire state. The maps were drawn out by a five-judge panel that was appointed by the Supreme Court.
Minnesota Senate GOP Bills Would Require Disclosure Of Classroom Syllabus In Effort To Boost 'Parents' Rights' In Classroom"We have seen the rights of parents eroded over time and replaced by heavy-handed bureaucracy," Sen. Justin Eichorn (R-Grand Rapids) said. Senate Republicans say a slate of bills they've put forward empower parents, who they believe have been sidelined in their kids' education.
Minnesota Senate Approves $1M Ad Campaign To Recruit More Law Enforcement OfficersUnder the proposal, the Department of Public Safety would work the POST Board to publicly promote policing, to get more people to consider it as a career.
Bill That Would Audit Southwest Light Rail Project Advances At State Capitol With Bipartisan SupportConcerns about cost overruns and delays for the Southwest Light Rail’s construction echo inside the state capitol, where lawmakers are looking to fast track a bill to audit the project -- the largest infrastructure project in state history.
Minnesota Lawmakers Aim To Move Fast On Frontline Worker Bonus Checks, Paying Unemployment Fund DebtFrontline workers were excited when the divided legislature struck a deal to pass bonuses for them. That promise came last summer, but today, still no checks.
Minneapolis Mayor Frey Admits To Being Misleading On 'No-Knock' Policy Changes"Language became more casual, including my own, which did not reflect the necessary precision or nuance. And I own that," Mayor Jacob Frey said.
Minnesota Gun Rights Group Condemns Use Of 'No-Knock Warrant' Following Amir Locke's Death, Supports His Rights As Lawful Gun OwnerA gun rights advocacy group on Friday called for an independent investigation into Amir Locke’s killing by a Minneapolis police officer, after learning that Locke was a lawful gun owner at the time of his death.
Republicans At State Capitol Pitch $65M For Police Bonuses, ScholarshipsRepublicans and Democrats in the state Legislature are trying to solve law enforcement recruitment challenges felt in departments across the state, putting forward proposals as part of broader public safety plans deemed a top priority this year.
Embattled Sheriff Dave Hutchinson Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election In 2022, But Will Remain In Office Until New Sheriff Sworn InHennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson says he will not seek reelection after he wrecked a county-owned vehicle while driving drunk at speeds over 120 mph in late 2021.
House DFL Public Safety Proposal Gets 1st Hearing As Response To Rise In Crime Is Focus At CapitolA $100 million public safety proposal from Democrats in the Minnesota House that focuses on community partnerships and community policing as essential to violence prevention got its first hearing on Tuesday.