Minnesota Climate Strikers Rally At CapitolMultiple nonprofits and youth organizations are leading a climate strike and march at Minnesota’s Capitol Friday.
Dayton Calls For $33 Million Security Upgrades To State CapitolThe governor says not funding it this year could pose a threat to tens of thousands of Minnesotans who visit the Capitol every year.
At Capitol, Health Experts Tie Low Wages To Low Life ExpectancyA group of health experts and faith leaders were at the state capitol Monday to ask lawmakers to raise wages to improve the health of workers. Statistics show that low-income workers die eight-years earlier than other workers. Shaquonica Johnson, 37, has been a personal care attendant for 15 years. She works several different jobs at $8.50 an hour to care for her two children.
Minn. Police, Attorneys Oppose Deadly Force Bill Key police chiefs and county prosecutors joined together on Thursday to urge Minnesota lawmakers to not pass legislation that would give people more freedom to use deadly force when protecting themselves.