SAFETY SENSE: Bill Passes Committee Despite Opposition
A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS investigation already showed how Minnesota is spending some of its homeland security money.
On Wednesday, a bill introduced after our investigation that would lay the groundwork for state funding of the Minnesota Joint Analysis Center, known as MNJAC, passed a Legislative committee, but not before running into opposition from privacy advocates.
Watch our story above.
Click here to watch our original Safety Sense investigation, look at some of the spending, and watch extended interviews with the people we interviewed for this investigation.
Read the bill that passed the House Public Safety & Crime Prevention Policy and Finance committee on March 14, 2012.