DEED to pay $17k, comply with data requests, and review department policy
The Minnesota Supreme Court issued an opinion in Snell vs. Tim Walz, Governor of Minnesota, that sends the case back to the Court of Appeals to decide whether the Minnesota Emergency Management Act gives the Governor authority to declare a peacetime emergency for public health reasons.
This week, The Federalist reported on Minnesota’s Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board’s (PELSB) attempt to require gender affirmation as a prerequisite to obtaining a state-certified license to teach in public and some private schools.
Watch the fourteenth episode of Minnesota Law Weekly. Upper Midwest Law Center attorney James Dickey discusses one of Minnesota's most underrated issues: Government Transparency. Recently, UMLC filed a lawsuit in Minnesota District Court against the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and Commissioner Steve Grove on behalf of Journalist Tony Webster over DEED's failure to provide Mr. Webster answers to data requests.
Watch the thirteenth episode of Minnesota Law Weekly. Upper Midwest Law Center Senior Trial Counsel James Dickey discusses an ongoing case against the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, which terminated Officer Rodney Maki following his request for a religious exemption to not receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
This week, the Upper Midwest Law Center (UMLC) announced a lawsuit in Minnesota District Court against the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and Commissioner Steve Grove that alleges Commissioner Grove, acting in his official capacity but using his personal Twitter account, blocked his constituents and then refused to provide his “block list” in response to journalist Tony Webster’s data request.
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