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March 1, 2018
Minnesota Information Technology Commissioner Johanna Clyborne tells a state House committee Thursday, March 1, 2018, that without an immediate infusion of $10 million, contractors working on a troublesome vehicle registration and license computer system will be let go. Don Davis / Forum News Service
No money: MNLARS contractors prepare to end repair work
March 1, 2018 - 7:04pm
February 23, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton says on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, that he would like to expand state programs that help provide fresh fruit and vegatables to schools. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers say meetings can help fight childhood hunger
February 23, 2018 - 11:39am
February 19, 2018
Undated courtesy photo from the 2017-18 legislative session of Minnesota state Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center. Cornish and state Sen. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, both announced Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 that they would resign after sexual harassment allegations against each surfaced earlier in the month. Courtesy of the Minnesota House of Representatives
With Tony Cornish gone, what happens with House committee that focuses on guns and cops?
February 19, 2018 - 7:20am
March 8, 2017
Burnsville resident Susan Estill was among volunteers with Everytown and Moms Demand Action to rally against two gun-related House bills Wednesday, March 7, 2017. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Serviceplay button
Contentious Minnesota gun law would allow permitless carry
March 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
January 27, 2017
Under H.F. 238, people are also authorized to kill in order to stop what they reasonably believe is a "forcible felony" in most locations, even outside their home. The bill defines forcible felony as a crime punishable by a jail sentence of more than one year, and which includes the use or threat of force. It lists examples of offenses that fit under the criteria, ranging from first degree murder to crimes like arson and third degree assault. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Local legislators introduce 'Stand Your Ground' bill
January 27, 2017 - 10:26pm
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