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While 2020 Session has Adjourned, Senator Wiger Will Keep Fighting for Bonding Bill
While 2020 Session has Adjourned, Senator Wiger Will Keep Fighting for Bonding Bill

The 2020 Legislative Session ended Sunday, May 18 at midnight. Despite the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19, the legislature came together and made progress on several priorities for Sen…

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Statement on Guidelines for Reopening of Bars, Restaurants, Additional Businesses
Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Statement on Guidelines for Reopening of Bars, Restaurants, Additional Businesses

Today, Governor Walz announced a set of guidelines for the reopening of additional businesses in Minnesota including bars, restaurants, salons, and barbershops. The guidelines allow limited outdoor di…

With Regular Session Adjourned, Senator Simonson Remains Committed to Providing Relief During COVID-19 Crisis
With Regular Session Adjourned, Senator Simonson Remains Committed to Providing Relief During COVID-19 Crisis

The 91st Session of the Minnesota Legislature adjourned at midnight Sunday night, bringing an extraordinary legislative session to a close. Much of the focus of this year’s session was upended by CO…

Senator Bigham Supports Renewable Development Account Funding
Senator Bigham Supports Renewable Development Account Funding

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Senate passed legislation providing $25.8 million in funding for the state’s Renewable Development Account (RDA). The RDA provides funding to develop renewable en…

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Statement on End of 2020 Legislative Session
Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Statement on End of 2020 Legislative Session

Today, the Minnesota State Senate officially adjourned this year’s legislative session. A statement from Senator Kent is below.

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