House and Senate lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday in response to a new legislative auditor’s report that found the state’s troubled license and registration system has inaccurately charged some Minnesotans for vehicle registrations.
The statistics came in response to a data request from Rep. Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska), chair of the House Transportation Finance Committee, and detailed Metro Transit Police Department efforts to combat a spike in incidents last year.
The decision comes after a Minnesota Public Radio report Friday indicating it planned to publish detailed accusations from his now-adult daughter of inappropriate behavior by Knoblach.
Nearly 90 percent of those who took the 2018 House of Representatives’ State Fair Opinion Poll support requiring criminal background checks on all gun sales, including private transactions and sales made at gun shows.
Current House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) was chosen Friday to remain in charge of the soon-to-be minority House Republican caucus.
House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) was chosen Thursday by her fellow DFL caucus members to be the next speaker of the Minnesota House.
Winning a number of key races in the Twin Cities suburbs, the DFL picked up 18 seats and will hold a 75-59 advantage when the House convenes Jan. 8, 2019.
Not thrilled by the bonding package put on his desk, Gov. Mark Dayton has nonetheless put his signature on a nearly $1.46 billion capital investment law.
If Republicans keep control of the Minnesota House this November they'll have a new majority leader in 2019.