Lawmaker Calls For Change In Wake Of Officer Joe Parise’s DeathA Minnesota lawmaker is making moves at the capitol in the name of safety for corrections officers across the state. It comes after Oak Park Heights Corrections Officer Joe Parise died of a medical emergency on Monday. He had responded to help a different officer injured in an attack by an inmate.
Bill Would Boost Marketing Of Agriculture Exports To CubaSeeking to fan agriculture exports to Cuba, a Minnesota House panel took initial steps Tuesday to spend state money on promoting the shipment of goods to the island nation amid improving relations with the United States. The bipartisan bill that the House Agriculture Finance Committee kept in the budget mix would designate $100,000 to promote marketing exports to Cuba.