Federal officials say Minnesotans may not be able to use a driver’s license for domestic air travel as early as 2016 unless the state agrees to use new federal ID standards. Read more →
A Minnesota lawmaker tried unsuccessfully today to revive a bill that tells transgender students which sports teams they can join and which locker rooms they can use. Read more →
Legislation introduced today in the Minnesota House and Senate would tell transgender students which sports teams they can join and which locker rooms they can use. Read more →
A Senate committee took testimony Wednesday about how long police departments should be able to keep information collected by license plate readers. Read more →
State Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, and 16 other legislators sent a letter to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf Friday, sharing their concerns about the recent decision to suspend special teams coach Mike Priefer. They contend that the team’s punishment of Priefer, who admitted to making a homophobic statement to former punter Chris Kluwe, was “totally Read more →
Members of a conference committee working on a medical marijuana bill announced Thursday afternoon they have reached an agreement on a bill that Gov. Mark Dayton will sign.
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Competing House and Senate bills to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota are headed to a conference committee that will try to craft a compromise. Read more →
Legislation to legalize medical marijuana has cleared another Minnesota Senate committee, but the bill no longer allows smoking.
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A Minnesota Senate committee approved a bill today that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes. Read more →
The effort to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota gained new life today when a state Senate panel held a hearing on the previously dormant bill. The attention came just two days after Gov. Mark Dayton accused lawmakers of “hiding behind their desks” on the controversial issue. Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, said Dayton’s comment was the Read more →