MN Fireworks Veto Override Is A Dud By Michael McIntee | May 3, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota Follow this author Click on photo of Sen Jungbauer to hear why accident prone people like himself should use fireworks. Click on photo of Sen Jungbauer to hear why accident prone people like himself should not use fireworks.A Minnesota Senate attempt to override Governor Mark Dayton’s veto of a bill expanding the kinds of fireworks that can legally be sold in Minnesota fails to get the 2/3rds majority needed. Senator Michael Jungbauer (R- East Bethel) argued that fireworks laws are difficult to enforce, so the state should legalize them and make money off the sales tax. Senator John Harrington (DFL-St. Paul) countered that murder and drug laws are hard to enforce too, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have the laws. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.