Commissioners Skip Minnesota Senate Hearing After Report Shows 1300 Contract Violations Across Agencies

State Sen. Julie Rosen (R-Vernon Center) said she was “very upset” with a pair of commissioners for skipping a Wednesday Senate Finance Committee hearing on contract violations in the Minnesota Department of Human Services and other state agencies.

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Congressman Jordan Asked Key Questions During Impeachment ‘Show’

The impeachment inquiry began in Washington Wednesday. Recent appointee to the committee, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH-04), asked key questions during the hearing which Fox News referred to as “the show.”

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EXCLUSIVE: Internal Document Sheds Light on How Minneapolis-area Hennepin County Wants to Handle Officer Involved Shootings

An internal document obtained by The Minnesota Sun sheds light on how the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office (HCAO) plans to handle officer-involved shootings (OIS).

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Klobuchar Says Buttigieg Wouldn’t Be Taken Seriously If He Were a Woman

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said she doesn’t think female candidates would be taken seriously if they had as little political experience as South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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Housley Seeks to Overturn New 4000-Hour Training Requirement for Freelance Hair Stylists

State Sen. Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point) urged her colleagues to support a bill that would exempt freelance artists from being required to obtain a full cosmetology license for basic hair and makeup services.

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Law Enforcement Leader Says New Hennepin County Policy Continues ‘Pattern of Vilifying Police’

A local law enforcement leader said in a recent op-ed that prosecutors in Hennepin and Ramsey counties “have turned on cops” in response to an exclusive report from The Minnesota Sun.

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DFL Lawmakers Applaud Commission for Favoring Five Year Probation Caps in Minnesota

DFL lawmakers are applauding a new policy that would cap probation sentences for nonviolent felony offenders in Minnesota at five years.

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