Minnesota

  • Medical marijuana bill stalled in the legislature

    Tuesday, Mar 11 at 7:13 PM

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A bill, legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota, is stalled in the legislature. The bill's sponsor postponed the measure's second hearing Tuesday following continued opposition from law enforcement.

  • Similar bills look to restrict drone usage by police

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Minnesota lawmakers are keeping their eyes to the skies as they tackle several bills restricting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones.

  • Business, community leaders prepare for Duluth & St. Louis Co. Days

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Community and business leaders along with citizens from Northern Minnesota will flood the state Capitol next week for a grassroots lobbying efforts known as Duluth & St. Louis County Days.

  • UMD students lobby lawmakers for funding

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - UMD's Student Association visited with lawmakers to advocate for more financial support.

  • MN House approves $500M in tax cuts

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Minnesota House lawmakers approved a $500 million tax cut bill Thursday in a 126-2 vote.

  • Lawmakers launch new attempt to repeal MN Sunday liquor law

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The push at the Minnesota Capitol is on once again this year to allow liquor sales on Sundays.On Thursday, lawmakers laid out seven proposals varying from big ideas to small ones. While some of the measures may be new, the uphill battle to approve them remains the same.

  • Dept. of Revenue Comissioner discusses Gov. Dayton's tax cut proposal

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Governor Mark Dayton proposed $616 million in tax cuts Thursday that would put more money in the pockets of middle class Minnesotans and benefit thousands of Minnesota businesses.

  • Tan free teen bill passes a House Committee

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A bill that would ban teens under the age of 18 from using tanning beds has passed a Minnesota House Committee.

  • Synthetics legislation passes first test at the capitol

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Representative Simonson told the Public Safety Finance and Policy House Committee that while the Last Place on Earth in Duluth is now closed, the effort to combat synthetics is just beginning.

  • Medical Marijuana bill clears hurdle in Minnesota House

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A proposed measure that would legalize medicinal marijuana in Minnesota is picking up steam in this short legislative session. Tuesday night, the bill was put to its first test during a hearing that offered emotional testimony from those who would benefit from it the most.

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