Abortion is again becoming a hot-button political issue across the country and in Minnesota where, after a public announcement on Friday, a group of lawmakers have dedicated a new effort to “reproductive rights.”
Despite calls for his resignation and an ethics complaint that will lead to a formal apology, there is little indication from House DFL leadership that Rep. John Thompson (DFL-St. Paul) will be removed from office any time soon.
A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony.
A three-year legal battle over a controversial rental housing ordinance that essentially allows police to pressure landlords to evict their tenants is expected to go to trial early next year. The anticipated court case will be closely watched by housing advocates, attorneys and cities with similar policies.