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Capitol Review: Another Constitutional Amendment in the Works?

Could another constitutional amendment get consideration from the Minnesota Legislature?

Editor's Note: Capitol Review is a weekly look at what your state legislators are doing at the Minnesota Capitol—how they're voting, the bills they're writing and the issues they're getting behind. 


Sen. Kevin Dahle (D-District 20) of Northfield

Co-authored SF17:

Short Description: Resolution requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment and, if Congress does not propose an amendment, applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment clarifying the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not the rights of artificial entities and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment.

Dahle serves as the Vice Chair of the Education Committee and also serves on the Commerce, Finance—E-12 Division, and State and Local Government committees.

Follow him on Twitter at @KevinDahle.


Rep. David Bly (D-District 20B) of Northfield

Bly is Vice Chair of the Housing Finance and Policy Committee and also serves on the Education Policy; Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance; and Judiciary Finance and Policy committees.

Follow him on Twitter @dbly.

Tweet of the week: "I cannot be an optimist but I am a prisoner of hope." - Cornel West http://fb.me/1YSUPNhNt


Sen. Dave Thompson (R-District 58) of Lakeville (represents Dakota County)

Thompson is Assistant Minority Leader and serves on the Education, State and Local Government, Taxes, and Taxes-Tax Reform Division committees.

Tweet of the week: And this guy won a Nobel prize in economics. Yikes!http://tinyurl.com/bh9xs99 

Follow him on Twitter at @ThompsonSenate


Rep. Pat Garofalo (R-District 58B) of Farmington (represents Dakota County)

Garofalo serves on the Energy Policy, Property and Local Tax Division, and Taxes committees.

Tweet of the week: ATTN MN Conservatives - I proclaim 48 hr period of mourning 4 political events of the last week. Let the binge drinking commence#stribpol

Follow him on Twitter at @PatGarofalo.

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