Lori Swanson

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Name: Lori Swanson
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Jeremy Miller: Anti-bullying proposal is burdensome

Last week, the Minnesota Senate passed House File 826, known as the Safe and Supportive Schools Act or anti-bullying bill. This legislation is intended to ensure a safe educational environment for all students. The bill was originally introduced last ... [Published Winona Daily News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Convicted rapist destroyed explicit 'fantasy logs'

MINNEAPOLIS — A convicted serial rapist has destroyed explicit journals that could have been evidence for officials fighting to prevent his release from custody.The Star Tribune reports (http://strib.mn/1kGnYJg ) an attorney for Thomas Duvall acknowledged ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Consumers usually win when they appeal claim denials

When consumers challenge a healthcare service their insurer denied, they win about half the time, data from California insurance departments show.The Affordable Care Act allows all consumers to appeal any denied service to a third party, like a state ... [Published FierceHealthPayer - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

How badly do some people need money? This badly

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld a judgment against a payday lender that charged Minnesotans exorbitant interest rates as high as 1,369 percent.Integrity Advance is one of eight payday lenders that Minnesota attorney general Lori Swanson has ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Business coalition urges action against 'patent trolls'

A group of Minnesota businesses are calling on Congress to pass patent reform to protect businesses from harassing demand letters from so-called patent trolls.The push for reform, however, has some groups concerned about potentially stifling innovati ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Minn. Business Owners Discuss Fight Against 'Patent Trolls'

Updated: 03/27/2014 5:24 PMCreated: 03/27/2014 3:34 PM KSTP.comBy: Leslie DysteAt a meeting Thursday in St. Paul, business owners talked about how they need help fighting "patent trolls" and would love to see laws in place to stop it.Patent trolls are ... [Published KSTP - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Two Rivers school vandal sentenced to 45 days jail

FAIRBANKS—A young Two Rivers man pleaded guilty to felony criminal Friday afternoon for the May 2013 vandalism of the Two Rivers Elementary School.Mason Bizzarro, who turned 18-years-old last May, was one of three young suspects accused of vandalizing ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Holdrege residents express opposition to expanded neighborhood crude oil storage

HOLDREGE — A hotly contested rezoning request is expected to go before the Phelps County Board of Commissioners for a vote at Tuesday's meeting.The rezoning request would allow more storage and pumping of crude oil in an agricultural neighborhood southeast ... [Published Lexington Clipper-Herald - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Roger Chamberlain: There's a better alternative to DFL's bullying bill

I was bullied when I was in grade school and middle school. I was tall, skinny and I wore glasses. For this, and other reasons, I was frequently harassed and intimidated.While my methods of dealing with those issues were different from what we recommend ... [Published TwinCities.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Minn. AG says charity spent funds for personal use

SwansonSAINT PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit on Thursday against an Eden Prairie charity and its executive director for allegedly misspending charitable assets for personal use.A Brighter Day Foundation ... [Published LegalNewsLine.com - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

March 14, 2014

Senator Roger Chamberlain has been leading the push to try to replace Senator Dibble’s “bullying bill”, HF 826 , with a bill that addresses bullying rather than serves as a bludgeon of indoctrination.He wrote a piece on Facebook (among, I’m sure, other ... [Published Shot in the Dark - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

Eden Prairie charity sued for alleged misuse of charitable assets

An Eden Prairie charity to help at-risk youth faces eight counts of violations of the state’s charitable and nonprofit organization laws following a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Lori Swanson alleging that it misspent charitable assets for the personal ... [Published Sun Current - Mar 14 2014]

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"patent trolling is going to continue unless congress passes laws to stop it and i was one of 42 attorney generals who asked congress to stop it. so i think it shows the scope of the problem. when 42 officials agree on anything, that's significant" said Minnesota's Attorney General Lori Swanson

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Watching the watchmen: A state-by-state look at... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 13 2014]
Jeremy Miller: Anti-bullying proposal is burden... [Published Winona Daily News - Apr 10 2014]
Convicted rapist destroyed explicit 'fantasy logs' [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Fantasy logs at center of sex offender's case h... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 08 2014]
Consumers usually win when they appeal claim de... [Published FierceHealthPayer - Apr 02 2014]
Dayton greets MFU members [Published Agri News - Apr 01 2014]
How badly do some people need money? This badly [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Mar 31 2014]
Synthetic drugs: an uncontrolled health threat [Published MinnPost - Mar 31 2014]
Minn. Business Owners Discuss Fight Against 'Pa... [Published KSTP - Mar 27 2014]
Business coalition urges action against 'patent... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
Patent trolls prompt business leaders to seek c... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Mar 24 2014]
Holdrege residents express opposition to expand... [Published Lexington Clipper-Herald - Mar 22 2014]
Two Rivers school vandal sentenced to 45 days jail [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Mar 22 2014]
Beware of tax-related ID theft, other scams [Published LillieNews.com - Mar 21 2014]
Roger Chamberlain: There's a better alternative... [Published TwinCities.com - Mar 20 2014]
Payday lenders' high-interest fees targeted [Published TwinCities.com - Mar 18 2014]
Accretive Health de-listed from NYSE [Chicago T... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 17 2014]
Minn. AG says charity spent funds for personal use [Published LegalNewsLine.com - Mar 17 2014]
State Pulls the Covers on Charity [Published Courthouse News Service - Mar 17 2014]
Minnesota: Elections approach, with consequences [Published TwinCities.com - Mar 16 2014]
Whistleblower: More scrutiny for lawyer-run cre... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 15 2014]
March 14, 2014 [Published Shot in the Dark - Mar 14 2014]
Eden Prairie charity sued for alleged misuse of... [Published Sun Current - Mar 14 2014]
Minnesota attorney general files lawsuit agains... [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Mar 14 2014]
Minnesota sues Eden Prairie foundation for dive... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
Health care charts steep growth curve [Published Argus Leader - Jan 27 2014]
Health care charts steep growth curve [Published Argus Leader - Aug 21 2013]
Upscale Home Buyers: Home Features The Wealthy ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 09 2013]
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