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February 14, 2017
Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, introduced a bill introduced Monday in the Minnesota House of Representatives would free health insurance companies from having to cover gender transitions. Illustration
Republican lawmakers target transgender health insurance coverage
February 14, 2017 - 11:23pm
April 15, 2016
The GOP legislators' letter dated April 13 was in response to Dayton's travel ban, and it encouraged "all Minnesotans" to visit North Carolina. Signers of the letter included Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, and Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa. All three are also sponsors of the Minnesota bathroom bill.
Minnesota GOP lawmakers send support to N.C. governor over bathroom law
April 15, 2016 - 2:54pm
March 24, 2016
Both the Senate and House versions mandate businesses limit use of multi-occupant bathrooms. "Other than single-occupancy facilities, no employer shall permit access to restrooms, locker rooms, dressing rooms, and other similar places on any basis other than biological sex," the text reads. Illustration
Brainerd-area Republicans back bill limiting transgender people's use of bathrooms
March 24, 2016 - 10:32pm