DHS Extends REAL ID Enforcement Deadline To May 2023Five months before REAL ID travel requirements were to be enforced, the Department of Homeland Security has announced the deadline will be pushed back to May 2023.
Gov. Evers To President Trump: Keep Your Federal Agents Out Of Wisconsin"As we have seen in Portland, this excessive and unwelcome federal law enforcement presence only makes these situations more volatile and dangerous," Gov. Evers said.
How Does The State Determine Which Businesses Are Essential?78% of Minnesota jobs are in critical industries, like public works, energy, financial services, teachers and much more.
Moving Northern Border Agents South Raises Concerns For Some LawmakersUnder the plan, 731 Customs and Border Patrol officers from ports around the country will move south as agents struggle with record numbers.
Somalia TPS Extended In Minnesota For 18 MonthsTPS gives full legal protection to people from countries with civil unrest like Haiti, Yemen and Somalia.
Minnesota Somalis Wait For Ruling On TPS ProgramIn 48 hours, we'll know more about what the future holds for local Somali refugees.
Security Ramping Up As Super Bowl LII ApproachesSecurity surrounding Super Bowl 52 has been a top priority for the NFL, federal and local law enforcement.
Officials: Minnesota Nuclear Plant Ready For EmergencyThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security says a Minnesota nuclear plant would be prepared to handle an emergency.
Federal Officials Deny Dayton's Request For REAL ID ExtensionFederal officials have again denied Gov. Mark Dayton's request for more time to comply with stronger driver's license standards to board planes.
Real ID Act Requirements Pushed Back 2 More YearsFliers who don't have the latest driver's licenses will have a two-year reprieve before their IDs are rejected at airport security checkpoints. Many travelers had been worried that the Transportation Security Administration would penalize them because of a federal law requiring newer, more-stringent IDs at the start of this year.
With Dayton And Daudt Frustrated, Hopes Of A Special Session Fade Hopes for a quick special session faded Wednesday when Democrat Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt accused one another of acting in bad faith to solve the state's driver's license dilemma and assist sidelined steelworkers.
Gov. Dayton Calls For Real ID Cards In MinnesotaGov. Mark Dayton renewed his call Wednesday for the state to adopt new, high-security driver's licenses. The Department of Homeland Security denied Minnesota's request to delay Real ID in the state on Tuesday.
Study: Minn. Has Highest Percentage Of Youth Leaving For ISIS In U.S.A new congressional study out Tuesday says that American recruits for the Islamic State terror group come from all across the country, with the highest percentage coming from Minnesota.
Minnesota Driver's License May Soon Not Be Enough To FlyUnder a new federal proposal, Minnesota's driver's licenses may not be enough identification to fly. Congress passed a national ID standard in 2005. But Minnesota legislators passed a law exempting the state from that federal standard because of safety concerns.
Man On 'No-Fly' List Granted School Bus Driver's LicenseThe state Department of Public Safety has granted a school bus driver's license to a Minnesota man who is on the Homeland Security "no-fly" list.