2011 Legislative Session

ACLU Speaks Out Against Proposed MN Voter ID Law

In response to legislation sponsored by Minnesota Republicans that would mandate the use of Voter IDs during elections, the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has jumped into action and delivered a letter to members of the media, voicing its opposition. The State House discussed the measure today, and will continue to do so next week before taking a vote.

2011 Legislative Session

MN House Passes $1 Billion Budget Cutting HF130

This evening the Minnesota House passed HF130, which would take a $1 billion slice out of the state’s projected $6.2 billion budget shortfall by cutting $181 million in spending and reducing the next two-year budget by $822 million. Governor Dayton will likely veto the bill.