Pioneer Press describes how the House passed the hands-free bill

Lawmakers find common ground on opioid fees, hands-free calls and missed school days

Minnesota lawmakers took a big step Monday toward proving politically divided government can get things done.

With three bipartisan votes, House lawmakers advanced bills that would require drivers to use cellphones in hands-free mode, charge new fees on opioid makers and distributors to fight prescription misuse and forgive school days missed because of the “polar vortex” in January.

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