Highway Protest Crackdown Bill Not Happening This Session As lawmakers are running out of a time to reach a budget deal ahead of Monday’s legal deadline, one piece of legislation that won’t move forward is a crackdown on protesters who block freeways.
Bill Aiming To Crack Down On Police Impersonators Irks Security CompaniesLakeville Police say they have encountered multiple cases of police impersonators, including one who investigated cases and showed up at crime scenes.
Minn. House Approves Bill Stiffening Penalties For Mass ProtestsThe Minnesota House Monday approved a sweeping public safety bill that includes tough new measures to limit mass protests.
House Committee Passes Stiffer Penalties For Certain ProtestsThe penalty could be bumped up from a misdemeanor to a gross misdemeanor.
Minnesotans With Disabilities Seek Changes In State Spending LawsMinnesotans with disabilities were at the State Capitol Tuesday to say they are being forced into poverty because of their disability.
Will Lawmakers Warm To Soccer Stadium Funding?There's a possible climate change at the Minnesota State Capitol. Top lawmakers will meet next week with the owners of Minnesota's new Major League Soccer franchise to discuss public funding for a stadium in Minneapolis.
Auditor: MNsure's 'Failures Outweighed Its Achievements'A lack of adequate testing before the state's health insurance exchange launched in 2013 and other issues meant the exchange's "failures outweighed its achievements" in its first year, the legislative auditor concluded in a report released Tuesday.