The proposal by a trio of cops-turned-legislators is pitched as an effort to protect citizens’ privacy. But advocates of open government vow to fight that.
Updated: January 29, 2015, - 11:18 PM
Auto retailers locking their doors on Sundays is one thing that hasn’t changed in Minnesota for decades, thanks to a 58-year-old “blue law.” But a Minnesota legislator is reviving a dormant attempt at doing away with a law she calls ridiculous, and the industry isn’t happy.
Updated: January 29, 2015, - 09:42 AM
Concern among Minnesota lawmakers was nearly universal over license plate readers, a new crime-fighting technology in 2012 that had the...
Updated: January 24, 2015, - 10:06 PM
Despite years of failed attempts, public demand is overwhelming, advocates say.
Updated: January 22, 2015, - 10:32 PM
Gov. Dayton says money will attract top-tier faculty, address an expected shortage of doctors.
Updated: January 21, 2015, - 11:05 PM
Lawmakers unveiled an 11-point plan in response to reports detailing the need to bolster protection.
Updated: January 21, 2015, - 11:03 PM
A bill from Sen. Dave Osmek, above, would allow more local control of the huge planning and policymaking entity by requiring the governor’s appointees to get some local signoff.
Updated: January 17, 2015, - 05:15 PM
Gun rights advocates cried foul, saying questions on form violated state law.
Updated: January 14, 2015, - 10:36 PM
A Minnesota state senator who filed for bankruptcy after reneging on a six-figure small-business loan was relieved of $840,000 in debt last year.
Updated: January 14, 2015, - 09:55 AM