By Mike Cook
HF607 would provide the widely termed ‘automatic voter registration’ by establishing a process whereby an applicant for a new or renewed driver’s license, instruction permit or state identification card registers to vote, or has their registration updated, unless they opt out.
By Tim Walker
HF2910 would permit law enforcement officers to attach a mobile tracking device to stolen vehicles without prior court approval if the owner of the vehicle either grants consent or reported to law enforcement that the vehicle was stolen.
By Brian Hall
The House Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee approved four bills sponsored by Rep. Kaohly Vang Her (DFL-St. Paul) Thursday and referred them to the House Housing Finance and Policy Committee.
By Jonathan Mohr
One measure taken to help families and small businesses in Minnesota cope with the COVID-19 pandemic was to grant waivers for a program that helps low-income families pay for child care.
By Margaret Stevens
Sponsored by Rep. Mohamud Noor (DFL-Mpls), HF1035, as amended, would repay a $1.2 billion debt to return the unemployment insurance trust fund to zero, using about $1.15 billion from American Rescue Plan funds and the rest from the state’s General Fund.
By Rob Hubbard
Sponsored by Rep. Jerry Hertaus (R-Greenfield), the bill would eliminate that 10% floor and allow counties to establish their own interest rates on delinquent property taxes and contracts to repurchase tax-forfeited property.