Minnesota State Legislature

Key Lawmaker Wants Robust Minnesota Construction Bill
A key Democratic lawmaker says within the next two weeks she will release a "robust" plan to borrow for public-purpose construction projects around Minnesota. House Capital Investment Committee Chairwoman Alice Hausman says her proposal will exceed the roughly $500 million plan Gov. Mark …
Bill Would Make It Harder for Felons to Own Guns
The first firearms bill introduced in the Minnesota Legislature this session would make it harder for convicted felons who've served their time to regain the right to own a gun. The bill by Sen. Barb Goodwin, DFL-Columbia Heights, would eliminate the right of violent felons to petition courts …
Minnesota Lawmakers Start to Assess Rach of Sales Tax
In a prelude to a bigger debate, Minnesota lawmakers have taken their opening looks at plans to apply the state sales tax to online purchases and expensive apparel. A state Senate subcommittee on Wednesday reviewed a series of sales tax bills, including the one to make clothing sales above $200 tax…

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