Minnesota House Considers Bills To Ban 'Forever Chemicals' In More Products A Minnesota House committee on Wednesday considered three bills that would ban a family of chemicals known as PFAS, sometimes called "forever chemicals" because they persist in the environment, from cosmetics, cookware and ski wax.
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.
Cute Moment: Baby 'Attacks' Minnesota Rep. During House Committee ZoomA Minnesota lawmaker is getting some viral attention after her baby decided to launch a light-hearted “attack” during a recent meeting.
WCCO Exclusive: Rep. Thompson Has 'Regrets' From The Past Year, But Looks ForwardEmbattled Minnesota State Rep. John Thompson says he has learned from his past mistakes and is ready to work for the people he represents.
Minnesota House Launches Into Lengthy Debate Over Big Budget BillsThe Minnesota House launched into a long, contentious debate Thursday as it held its first votes on big budget bills that lawmakers were unable to pass before time ran out on the year's regular session last month.
Walz, Legislative Leaders Reach Budget Deal, But Will Require Special Session To Finish WorkOn the last day of the regular session, top legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz finally reached an agreement on a $52 billion state budget for the next two years.
Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The StateThe Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been pushing for decades.
Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana May Face Hurdle In Minnesota Senate, But Public Opinion Continues To Shift In Its FavorFor the first time ever, a bill to legalize recreational marijuana will get a vote on the floor of the Minnesota House later this week. That bill is expected to pass with bipartisan support.
Minnesota Marijuana Bill Continues Push Through HouseMinnesota lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a proposal that would allow recreational marijuana use for adults and automatically expunge minor convictions related to cannabis, inching the state closer toward legalization.
Amid Pandemic, House DFL And Unions Announce Meatpacking Safety BillMinnesota House Democrats teamed up with meatpacking workers on Wednesday to announce legislation that would protect individuals who work at statewide meatpacking and food processing plants amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Majorities In Minnesota Legislature Narrow, But Control Still SplitIf preliminary results hold, the Senate GOP's already narrow majority will slip by one seat to 34-33 next year.