Senator Barb Goodwin objects to gun bill

Objections To MN Gun Bill Fail

Senator Barb Goodwin raises objections to H.F. 1467 Defense of Dwelling and Person Act.
She says it should have another hearing since a New York Times article showed that Minnesota has problems with felons easily getting back their firearms once they are released from prison.

Senator Julianne Ortman claims the GOP budget contains no new taxes

Sen. Ortman Claims “No New Taxes” In MN GOP Budget

Senator Ortman neglects to mention that the Republican drafted budget bills include new fees and raises old ones. House and Senate non-partisan analysis of the bills have concluded that Minnesota property owners would see significant property tax increases because of the cuts to local government aid.