Minnesota Senate DFL

The Minnesota Senate DFL is committed to working together to build the state all Minnesotans deserve. That includes fighting for equitable policies, opportunities, and protections for all – at home, work, school, in their environment, and at the ballot box. This will allow for healthy and secure families, students who feel supported, and a robust workforce. It will also create a clean environment and strengthen our democracy so that our children can thrive in Minnesota for years to come.

The values we share bring our communities together and serve as a guide for how we make our state work better for all of us, no matter what we look like or where we come from. Those shared values include the following:

Community             Opportunity            Justice           Equality


Support Working Families
Invest in Education
Provide a Clean Future
Protect and Advance Our Democracy

In the News

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Senator Karla Bigham receives Certificate of Appreciation and Animal Advocate Award

In light of her support and work for Minnesotans with disabilities, Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Minnesota Council on Disability. The Counci…

2021 Tax Budget Bill is agreed upon

The 2021 special session convened yesterday to finish up the state budget agreements before the deadline of July 1. The agreed-upon budget bill for Taxes has been released already. The spreadsheet inf…

Statement on tragic loss of Deona Knajdek in Uptown on Sunday, June 13

While participating in a peaceful vigil and protest of the killing of Winston Boogie Smith by police, on Sunday evening in the Uptown area of Minneapolis, Deona Knajdek (also known as Deona Erickson) …

DFL Legislators, Housing Advocates emphasize the need for an Eviction Moratorium Off-Ramp

Today, DFL Legislators were joined by local officials and housing advocates to emphasize the dire need for a suitable off-ramp for the current eviction moratorium. As budget negotiations continue, DFL…

Concord Street Improvements Project to host an “Infrastructure Walk”

Senator Ann Johnson Stewart (DFL-Minnetonka), in collaboration with the city of South Saint Paul, Minnesota chapter of the American Public Works (APWA), and Raise our Grade MN will be hosting an “In…

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