Protect public land from fracking

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is a part of the Department of the Interior. The BLM has proposed a draft of new gas and oil drilling rules. At this point the rules are very fracking-friendly. Fracking is the short-hand for hydraulic fracturing which is a process the gas/oil industry forces massive amounts of a toxic cocktail into oil/gas seams to force out the oil or gas. Continue Reading

Latz and Lesch introduce gun control bills

Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park) and Rep. John Lesch (DFL-St. Paul) have introduced matching gun control bills into their respective bodies at the State Legislature. The bills allow prosecutors to crack down on gun crimes and those possessing guns illegally.

Latz has been a prosecutor and Lesch prosecutes domestic assault crimes as an Assistant City Attorney for Saint Paul. Continue Reading