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Minnesota makes ticket transparency law, cracking down on hidden costs and re-sellers

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2024
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Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday signed a ticket transparency bill aimed at protecting music fans when they buy tickets for shows.

Complaints among music fans have far outnumbered the number of seats available in even the biggest venues, especially during the frenzy for Taylor Swift tickets. Minnesota lawmakers heard the noise and passed two bills, including the aptly-named house file 1989 — a nod to Swift's album — which was signed into law on Tuesday.

The new rules mean no hidden fees, no deceptive websites to look like they're official, full transparency from...

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