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Public Interest Legal Foundation Sues County Auditors for Failing to Remove Duplicate Voter Registrations and Stop Double Voting

The Public Interest Legal Foundation, represented by the Upper Midwest Law Center, filed today with the Secretary of State’s Office the first of several complaints against county auditors across Minnesota who have failed to uphold their obligation to remove duplicate entries from Minnesota’s Statewide Voter Registration Service (SVRS). The Foundation filed these complaints after its research uncovered hundreds of duplicate voter registrations in Minnesota, and the Secretary of State’s office disclaimed responsibility for keeping the SVRS clean, pointing instead to Minnesota’s county auditors. 

Minneapolis Teachers Union Prioritizes White Teachers For Layoffs

Upper Midwest Law Center (UMLC) has been sounding the alarm on the Minneapolis Public Schools adoption of racial discrimination in their tentative teacher’s agreement with the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers. The agreement states that when layoffs are necessary, white teachers will be the first to go over teachers of color, despite merit or seniority.

Public Interest Legal Foundation Sues County Auditors for Failing to Remove Duplicate Voter Registrations and Stop Double Voting

The Public Interest Legal Foundation, represented by the Upper Midwest Law Center, filed today with the Secretary of State’s Office the first of several complaints against county auditors across Minnesota who have failed to uphold their obligation to remove duplicate entries from Minnesota’s Statewide Voter Registration Service (SVRS). The Foundation filed these complaints after its research uncovered hundreds of duplicate voter registrations in Minnesota, and the Secretary of State’s office disclaimed responsibility for keeping the SVRS clean, pointing instead to Minnesota’s county auditors. 

Minneapolis Teachers Union Prioritizes White Teachers For Layoffs

Upper Midwest Law Center (UMLC) has been sounding the alarm on the Minneapolis Public Schools adoption of racial discrimination in their tentative teacher’s agreement with the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers. The agreement states that when layoffs are necessary, white teachers will be the first to go over teachers of color, despite merit or seniority.

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