Minnesota House and Senate pass bill to tighten up campaign finance laws

By |2018-05-03T12:42:10-05:00May 3rd, 2018|

A bill that would make several changes to campaign finance laws is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk after passing on a vote of 123-0 on Wednesday in the House. Representative Clark Johnson (D-North Mankato) will retire this year, but says Minnesotans should be proud that the state requires lawmakers to provide information to the public on where financing comes from. "Of course it always begs the question about these other interest groups that don't have to share that information, which I think is a continuing problem. But at least we've got that foundation for elected officials and people running for [...]