Senators Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, and Kari Dziedzic, DFL-Minneapolis, the three minority members of the Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after Governor Tim Walz called on Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka to hold hearings on gun bills this fall.
Senator Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, released the following statement in the wake of the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas over the weekend.
Senator Ron Latz released a statement regarding the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy omnibus budget bill.
St. Paul, Minnesota — State Senator Ron Latz and House Majority Leader Ryan Winker will hold a press conference at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, February 26 to discuss their legislation to ban private prisons in Minnesota. HF 1237 will be heard in the House Corrections Division at 8:00 AM Tuesday morning.
Who: Majority Leader Winkler, Sen. Ron Latz, AFSCME Council 5 Associate Director Tim Henderson, correctional officers
What: Press conference on legislation banning private prisons
When: 12:30 PM, Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Where: Minnesota State Capitol Press Conference Room B971; 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55155
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Wednesday afternoon, Senator Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park), Representative Zack Stephenson (DFL-Coon Rapids) and legislators will hold a press conference to announce their commitment to protecting Minnesota consumers in response to the 2017 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reversal of net neutrality.
The House Commerce Committee will have a public hearing on HF 136, which requires companies doing business in the state or selling services as a vendor of the state of Minnesota to comply with common sense net neutrality principles.
WHAT: Press conference to announce renewed efforts to advance Net Neutrality
WHO: Rep. Zack Stephenson (DFL-Coon Rapids) and Senator Ron Latz (DFL- St. Louis Park), legislators
WHERE: Room B971, Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Saint Paul, 55155
WHEN: Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senator Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park) will hold a press conference to discuss two gun violence prevention bills. Both measures will be introduced during the Senate’s floor session on Thursday, January 24. The first bill, Extreme Risk Protection Orders, would allow law enforcement and family members to seek a court order temporarily restricting a person’s access to guns when they show red flags and pose a danger to themselves and/or others. The second bill would extend criminal background checks to most private sales, gun show markets, and online transactions.
Senator Ron Latz
Minnesota State Capitol, Press Conference Room B971
1 p.m. Thursday, January 24