STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: House sets off bigger fireworks, too
The House joined the Senate Monday in wanting to allow more powerful fireworks in Minnesota.
However, unless the Senate accepts House changes, negotiators need to work out differences.
Newly legal f... Posted on 4/24/12 at 5:24 AM
In Minnesota, legislators get what some deem a “get out of jail free” card protecting them from arrest for certain crimes. Some students from Concordia University in St. Paul were not happy when they discovered that legislative immunity could shield lawmakers from drunken driving arrests.
Danielle Nordine, Echo Press State Capitol Bureau
, March 21, 2012
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