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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers have taken the first step toward banning cellphone cases designed to look like handguns.
The Senate unanimously passed a ban on selling, possessing or manufacturing the lookalike cases on Wednesday. 107 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Democratic state senator’s name would grace a rebuilt street under a public construction bill released Monday — an illegal honor that one Republican lawmaker says reeks of political favoritism. 238 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gun safety supporters rallied at a church outside the Minnesota State Capitol Tuesday.
DFL State Senator Ron Latz is proposing a bill which requires criminal background checks for the 40 percent of gun transfers he says are currently exempted – including online and gun show sales. 234 more words
As we reported yesterday, the Minnesota Senate announced their supplemental budget targets, providing $48.2 million for the education committee to spend. Within minutes of the press conference announcing the targets, the… 392 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota legislators on Thursday paved the way for unemployment checks to go out to thousands of out-of-work Iron Range miners, abruptly wrapping up a long-awaited deal just after the Senate’s top Democrat doubted whether the relief package would come together. 560 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A Minnesota Senate Committee opened hearings Thursday on a bill requiring school boards to expel students who assault teachers.
The Zero Tolerance proposal comes in the wake of several high-profile assaults on teachers in Twin Cities schools. 276 more words