4 Things To Know: Parts Of Patriot Act Expire, Facebook Protest & More

Posted on June 1, 2015


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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — These are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, June 1. They include a protest planned against Facebook as well as a disturbing study on the state of veterans’ brains.

State Layoff Notices At The Ready

Starting Monday, Minnesota will begin to send out layoff notices to state employees. If lawmakers can get a budget nailed down in June, no layoffs should occur. But Governor Mark Dayton and Republican leaders didn’t talk this weekend. They’re arguing over $50 million in education spending, among a host of other vetoed budget bills.

Provisions Of Patriot Act Expire

The National Security Agency will no longer be able to collect phone records of Americans not suspected of any crime.  That Patriot Act provision expired at midnight following a late night Senate session. Senators did move the USA Freedom Act forward, which would end the controversial NSA authority…

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