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In the News

Senate DFL responds to Senate Republican committee hearings on the civil unrest that occurred in Minnesota
Senate DFL responds to Senate Republican committee hearings on the civil unrest that occurred in Minnesota

Senate Republicans held a joint Transportation and Judiciary and Public Safety Committee hearing to review their one-sided Review of Lawlessness and Government Responses to Minnesota’s 2020 Rio…

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Responds to Lack of Republican COVID-19 Safety Response
Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Responds to Lack of Republican COVID-19 Safety Response

Today, after Senate and House Republicans proposed allowing all schools, places of worship, restaurants, and large venues to open with no COVID-19 safety requirements, Senator Susan Kent released the …

Senator Sparks Statement on Positive COVID-19 Test
Senator Sparks Statement on Positive COVID-19 Test

After experiencing flu-like symptoms, Senator Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin) tested positive for COVID-19 and entered a two-week quarantine. Senator Sparks released the following statement: “The week of…

Senator Rest elected President of the Streamline Sales Tax Governing Board
Senator Rest elected President of the Streamline Sales Tax Governing Board

Senator Ann Rest (DFL-New Hope), the Senate DFL lead on the Taxes Committee, has been elected President of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board. She will take office on January 21, 2021. “I …

Sen. Chris Eaton supports 2020 Capital Investment and Jobs Legislation
Sen. Chris Eaton supports 2020 Capital Investment and Jobs Legislation

Senator Chris Eaton (DFL-Brooklyn Center) voted for the $1.37 billion Capital Investment Bill on Oct. 15 that provides critical funding to move Minnesota’s economy forward by putting more peopl…

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