Steve Drazkowski wants English-only to fight "fractionation"
While his fellow Republicans in the Legislature promise to create more jobs, Rep. Steve Drazkowski wants to make sure that non-English speakers can't drive to theirs.
Steve Drazkowski just wants a little unity.
The Mazeppa Republican, who also wants an Arizona-style immigration policy in Minnesota, is back with his third attempt to make English the official language of Minnesota.
All official state actions and documents would be required to be stated in English only, Drazkowski's bill says. It would also require that driver's license exams take place in English, without a translator.
Drazkowski says this is the perfect way to bring all Minnesotans, immigrants and the native born -- together as one big happy family. No "fractionation" for us.
Yes. We need unity. Just like we used to have back in the day - when we published voting instructions in Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish.
Why couldn't those Scandinavians act more like Minnesotans?
Minnesota voting instructions in Norwegian. Minnesota voting instructions in Swedish.