Minnesota Senate passes Democracy for the People Act—prohibits foreign-influenced corporate spending...
The bill, which garnered 80 percent of Minnesota voters' support, according to a statewide poll conducted in November, will head to the governor's desk, who pledged to sign it.
"We give every kid in our school a desk. There are lots of kids out there that can afford to buy a desk, but they get a desk because they go to school," said the Democratic author of the bill, pushing back against GOP means-testing canards.
“This, to me, is an extension of the fight that’s happening all over Mother Earth, protecting the last beautiful places, protecting the sacred.”
"Construction on Line 3 is underway—all eyes now turn to the Biden administration to live up to their commitments to climate action and Indigenous rights by stopping Line 3."
Environmental and Indigenous groups say this construction threatens the water where Native Americans harvest wild rice and also would be a factor in increasing climate change.
The behavior of the defendant will not be tolerated and the Department of Justice will seek to prosecute those who abuse their power
Representative Omar has only held office for two months and not only faces attacks from within her own party, but also what amounts to a campaign of incitement launched by the right.
“It’s clear that Enbridge is doing everything they can to have a very highly skilled force of security and law enforcement at their fingertips to do what they can to stop any resistance to Line 3.”
Tribal groups say Enbridge's plan is the worst possible route.
The resolution is a direct response to climate change that is "caused primarily by the combustion of fossil fuels."
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