He got what he wanted a lot faster than he expected.
Freiberg and other House Democrats rolled out legislation Wednesday afternoon, calling for an end to the practice of “dual tracking,” where lenders speed the paperwork on a foreclosure, without informing the homeowner who’s trying to negotiate a way to save his or her home.
The rule change has been in the works for years, and Frieberg said he wanted to push the reforms in Minnesota in response to a neighbor who is in danger of losing her home of 20 years to a lender who fast-tracked her foreclosure after she lost her job.
Fast tracking may be banned, but Freiberg said Thursday that he’ll push ahead with other provisions in his bill, including requirements that homeowners be given a single point of contact by their lender and the option of being heard by a mediator when foreclosure is a threat extra protections for veterans facing foreclosure.
Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.
Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.
Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no new blockbuster accusations on the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.