Senator Ron Latz (DFL – St. Louis Park) will introduce legislation to place guardrails on high priority, official record, email data retention—marking minimum retention periods and destruction methods. Sen. Latz intends to further clarify what emails should be kept for official record and have a greater value to the public.
GOP killed road and bridge funding across the state because they wouldn’t let metro counties pay for its own transit. The South West Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project has been subjected to willful disinformation by those who oppose transit categorically. The false arguments about the legislative process allow Republicans to obscure the truth and their […] Read more
Today, State Senator and Senate Judiciary Chair Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park) announced a comprehensive legislative package aimed at reducing Minnesota’s prison population and ensuring a fairer criminal justice system. This comes after several meetings of the Prison Population Task Force, which brought together a bipartisan group of legislators and stakeholders to address the prison population issue.
February 2, 2015 Our communities rely on a careful and fragile symbiosis between its citizens and those who enforce the law. Due to several high profile events, a division has grown between law enforcement agencies and the people they are sworn to protect and serve. Trust in our legal process is the most important factor […] Read more
At the start of the 2015 legislative session, the Governor, as well as Democrats and Republicans in both the House and the Senate, expressed their interest in dealing with Minnesota’s mounting transportation issues. However, with all the conversations on roads and bridges, some in the legislature are ignoring the importance of the Southwest Light Rail […] Read more
Sen. Ron Latz has introduced legislation that would compensate those wrongly convicted and help them get their lives back on track.