Minnesota lawmakers react to the Supreme Court’s EPA ruling


WCCO has compiled a collection of statements from Minnesota legislators about Thursday’s Supreme Court decision to limit the power of Environmental Protection Agency. Tina Smith: “The Court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA was deeply flawed and will have a devastating effect on our ability to protect Americans against pollution and dangerous carbon emission. Extreme weather and record heat waves are evidence that the climate crisis is real. We need to take bold actions now to ensure our economy, health and security.

Nick Longworth from FOX9 reports that Minneapolis City Council failed to get the votes necessary for an override Mayor Jacob Frey’s veto concerning the redesign of Hennepin Avenue.

William Bornhoft @ Patch has a story by the Minnesota Department of Health about rates of Syphilis cases increasing sharply Minnesota in 2021, particularly in infants and pregnant women .

Hunter Dunteman reports at the Mitchell Republic six people were arrested Wednesday night by the Sioux Falls Police after protestors marched against the recent repeal of Roe.

Brianna Kelly, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reports that workers at Trader Joe’s in Minneapolis have launched a unionization campaign.

KARE-11 has created a list of new Minnesota laws which will be in effect July 1.

Joe Nelson reports at Bring Me the News that KQRS morning host Tom Barnard will be leaving the show on December 23.

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