Public Safety

Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Bill to Create Reporting Requirement for Lost or Stolen Firearms

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Senator Bonnie Westlin (DFL – Plymouth) presented Senate File 606 in the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee. The bill establishes a duty for a person who owns, possesses, or controls a firearm to report the… Read More »Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Bill to Create Reporting Requirement for Lost or Stolen Firearms

Senator Seeberger and Representative Huot Statements on Progress of Emergency Medical Services Task Force

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, the Emergency Medical Services Task Force concluded their final meeting. After several field hearings across the state – taking testimony from members of the public, local elected officials, EMS personnel, and other community advocates –… Read More »Senator Seeberger and Representative Huot Statements on Progress of Emergency Medical Services Task Force

Senator Judy Seeberger Votes Yes for Judiciary and Public Safety Conference Committee Report

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Senate passed the Judiciary and Public Safety Conference Committee Report in a 34-33 vote Friday, which includes $880 million in new funding for proven measures and policies to improve safety and reduce crime for Minnesota communities. Senator Judy Seeberger (DFL-Afton) served on the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee and on the conference committee to craft the final bill.

Senate Passes Judiciary and Public Safety Conference Committee Report authored by Senator Ron Latz

$880 million budget will reduce crime and includes proven gun violence prevention measures

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Today, the Senate passed a historic Judiciary and Public Safety Conference Committee Report that includes $880 million in new funding for rehabilitation, reducing recidivism, crime prevention, and broadly supported and proven gun violence prevention measures. The bill passed in a 34-33 vote.

Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Says Senate Has Passed Historic $880 Million Public Safety Bill to Keep MN Communities Safe

Measure Invests in Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention, Mental Health, Youth Intervention, and Bolsters the Court System.

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis)said the Senate has passed a historic public safety budget to keep Minnesota’s communities safe by investing $880 million in law enforcement, crime prevention, mental health services, youth intervention programs, and bolstering the state’s court system. It also includes proven gun violence prevention measures that are widely supported in Minnesota and across the country.