Today the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the future of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that protects nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers” from deportation and allows them to remain in the U.S., work, contribute, and pay taxes. Several DFL Senators joined members of the POCI Caucus to issue the following statement in response.
Senator John Hoffman, joined a group Minnesota legislators and other advocates on a tour of the Eureka Recycling facility in Minneapolis. The recycling facility is one of the largest non-profit recycling organizations in the country and has a mission-based focus on transitioning towards zero-waste.
On Tuesday night, Minnesota voters went to the polls to decide bond and levies affecting dozens of school districts. Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood), ranking minority lead on the Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee, released the following statement on the results.
The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee will stop in Albert Lea and Austin on Tuesday, November 5. As a member of the committee, Senator Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin) will be advocating for these projects as legislators get a firsthand look at area needs.