Legislative Update With Representative Green

Legislative Update With Representative Green

May 4, 2021 News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ 0

By: Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (5/4/21)

Fosston, MN — With two weeks left in the legislative session, Representative Steve Green of Fosston says progress is being made on the omnibus bills.

A hefty law enforcement bill aimed at reimbursing law enforcement agencies for their security assistance during the Chauvin trial and the previous summer’s demonstrations in the twin cities metro passed by a huge margin 107-25.

Governor Tim Walz is expected to soon announce a loosening of Minnesota’s COVID-19 restrictions

According to Green, House Republicans have vote more than a dozen times to end the peacetime emergency, putting forth several proposals, with Democrats refusing to advance their proposals in the House.