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Gov. Walz signs hands-free bill into law
Entercom
April 12, 2019 - 7:18 am
Minnesota is about to become the 18th state to have a cellphone law that would allow only hands-free use of devices while driving. Governor Walz signed the bill on Friday during a special ceremony at the capitol in St. Paul, backed by supporters of the legislation. Some of those who were on hand...
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Driver with hands-free phone
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March 26, 2019 - 5:11 am
Minnesota lawmakers are moving closer to making it illegal to hold a cell phone while driving unless the phone is being used in a "hands-free" mode. A bill passed the Senate Monday by a 56-10 vote following hours of debate, and vote many say all but assures passage during the current legislative...
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Marijuana cigarette
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March 12, 2019 - 7:26 am
A bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota is shut down in the Senate Judiciary committee, and very well may be dead for good in this legislative session The committee vote to defeat the bill was 6-3 along party lines, Democrats in favor and Republicans against. The panel...
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