abc
QUICK LINKS:

Propane Legislation Meanders in Minn.

Created: 03/31/2014 10:12 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

Minnesota lawmakers may have reached the limit on what they can do to protect consumers from the propane shortages and price spikes seen this past winter.
    
The Legislature swiftly approved $20 million in emergency heating aid in February. But there was talk then about doing more to address issues that led to the problem.
    
But the St. Paul Pioneer press reports that solutions have been elusive.
    
The bill that's gotten the most hearings would protect consumers, but wouldn't do much to avoid shortages. Two other bills have made some progress, but one simply calls for a study and the other's future is doubtful.
    
(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
 

KSTP File Photo

Winter Weather Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Barron; Polk
Expires: 11/28/2014 4:00 PM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
8°
14° | 14°
  • Feels like: 0° F
  • Wind: S 5mph
  • Humidity: 58%
  • Fri Considerable cloudiness
    30° | 24°
  • Sat Partly cloudy
    32° | 12°
  • Sun Times of sun and clouds
    20° | 4°
  • Mon Mainly sunny
    18° | 16°

Video

KSTP NEWS