The law provides almost $2.12 billion in general fund spending in the 2016-2017 biennium—$111 million over current biennial funding.(Published Mar 30, 2015)
The League of Minnesota Cities recognizes law’s inequity but opposes a new unfunded mandate.(Published Mar 16, 2015)
The bill would require railroads to reimburse entities that deploy first responders to a train-related emergency event.(Published Mar 9, 2015)
The bill, which would expand fireworks sales to the explosive aerial and multi-tube variety, is similar to a bill that Gov. Dayton vetoed in 2012.(Published Feb 9, 2015)
The bill would allow certified emergency medical technicians to schedule post-hospital home visits with patients to check on their welfare.(Published Jan 20, 2015)
The legislatively mandated report provides six recommendations to improve preparedness for a freight rail or pipeline oil transportation incident.(Published Jan 20, 2015)
Fire departments must submit Form FA-1, Fire Equipment Certification, to the Department of Revenue, or risk losing aid.