-- Updates at bottom --This session, a bill to strip legislators of their immunity from most non-felony arrests stalled in the Senate amid disagreement over whether new legislation was really needed in order to make state senators and representatives subject to DWIs.Today, outgoing Secretary of Stat ... More >>
A bill written by a group of Concordia University students that would strip legislators of DWI immunity appeared to be dead in the House earlier this month, but was revived after Speaker Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis, publicly threw his support behind it. It cleared the House Civil Law Committee on Fr ... More >>
As expected, today's deadline came and went without a bill that would strip legislators of the DWI immunity they currently enjoy during session making it out of committee.SEE ALSO: Push renewed to strip legislators of DWI immunity Professor Jayne Jones, instructor of the Concordia University governm ... More >>
You might think subtly tweaking the way DWI is defined in order to strip legislators of their immunity from drunk driving arrests would be a no brainer for Minnesota lawmakers. You'd be wrong.THE BACKSTORY: Push renewed to strip legislators of DWI immunity During the first hearing about a bill to th ... More >>
Two years ago, a group of Concordia University students led by political science professor Jayne Jones came up just short in their push to go the legislature to approve a student-drafted bill that would strip legislators of their immunity from DWI arrests during session. Jones and company hope ... More >>
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