2 price transparency bills pass House. Minnesota traffic fatalities up 61 percent

A pair of bills pending in the Legislature would require transparent, upfront pricing that includes add-on service fees for everything from concert tickets to hotel rooms and restaurant bills. Both proposals passed the House Thursday. 

And 2024 is on pace to be the deadliest year on Minnesota roads in some time — from Jan. 1 through April 10, traffic fatalities were up 61 percent compared to a year ago.

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‘Look what you made me do’: Minnesota lawmakers pass proposals to crack down on ticket, junk fees

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