STATE CAPITOL

Highway Patrol says ‘contingencies’ in place for possible armed protesters

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Highway Patrol is preparing for the possibility of armed demonstrators arriving at the state capitol in Bismarck in the coming days. The FBI is warning that armed protests could occur at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C. in the days leading up to President-elect Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. “The NDHP…

Organizations In Minnesota Want Teens To Know The Dangers Of Vaping

Clearway Minnesota and Clay County Health discussed how to reach the youth.

MINNESOTA – As teens find savvier ways to vape without getting caught, Clearway Minnesota is on a mission to cut at the root of the vaping epidemic. The organization lobbies at the State Capitol to pass stricter tobacco laws. “We have four main policy goals: One is tobacco 21, the second is restricting or prohibiting all flavored tobacco products, the…

Gov. Dayton Calling on State Rep. Cornish to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Schoen and Cornish have both denied the allegations

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls the sexual harassment allegations at the State Capitol, “atrocities.” The governor has spoken out for the first time since allegations surfaced against at least two lawmakers. Multiple women have accused Republican State Representative Tony Cornish of sexual harassment. State Senator Dan Schoen, a member of the governor’s own Democratic Party, has…