Sen. Ron Latz, Rep. Paul Thissen Announce Net Neutrality Protections

St. Paul – Last Thursday, the FCC reversed net neutrality protections that had been implemented to keep the internet free and open.

Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park) and  Rep. Paul Thissen (DFL-Minneapolis) will announce steps they will take in the 2018 legislative session to help protect net neutrality in Minnesota.

Who: Sen. Ron Latz, Rep. Paul Thissen

When: Tuesday, December 19    2:00 p.m.

Where: Capitol Press Conference Room – B971 – State Capitol

For additional information, contact Catherine Thompson at 651-296-5499 or

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Legislators Write Letter in Support of SW LRT, future LRT and BRT Projects

Senator Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, and Representative Cheryl Youakim, DFL-Hopkins, with seventy-one legislators across the state, penned a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao supporting the Federal New Starts program which provides funding for transit projects nationwide, including SW LRT. Continued Federal support is critical to the region’s future economic success, traffic congestion reductions, and mobility increases.