Two DFL lawmakers from Minneapolis are proposing a significant upgrade of safety preparations across the state for possible spills of crude oil. Rep. Frank Hornstein and Sen. Scott Dibble held a news conference today to outline legislation that would impose a new .01 cent per gallon fee on railroads and pipeline companies that transport crude oil. Read more →
Democrats in charge of the House and Senate transportation committees say they’ll soon unveil a proposal for funding improvements to roads, bridges and transit throughout Minnesota. Read more →
Dibble said the electorate has already shifted on the question of same-sex marriage.