ST. PAUL, Minn. – Governor Mark Dayton delivered the State of the State address this evening before a joint convention of the Minnesota Legislature. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk released the following statement: “Tonight, the Governor underscored the progress Minnesota… Read More »Sen. Bakk statement on State of the State Address
ST. PAUL, MINN. – A bill that fights to keep synthetic drugs off the streets by increasing the Board of Pharmacy’s power was included in the Senate’s omnibus HHS bill and passed by the Senate on Tuesday by a vote… Read More »Sen. Reinert’s Synthetic Drug Bill Passes Senate
As we move into the final weeks of the 2014 Legislative Session, the Senate is working to finalize a package of key investments and broad tax cuts along with a robust bonding bill to keep Minnesota’s economy growing.
SAINT PAUL – State Senator Bobby Joe Champion’s bipartisan legislation to clarify and strengthen Minnesota’s expungement laws passed off the Senate Floor today by a vote of 41 to 25. The legislation aims to maintain public safety while allowing those… Read More »Sen. Champion Expungement Legislation Passes Senate Floor
Senator Matt Schmit (DFL-Red Wing) was recently named one of the 13 “Tech-Savviest” legislators in the nation. The list identifies state legislators who have shown a keen interest in and willingness to tackle technology policy and legislation. The recognition highlights… Read More »Government Technology Magazine names Sen. Schmit one of 13 “Tech-Savviest Legislators” in U.S. …
ST. PAUL, MINN. – Senator Chris Eaton (DFL – Brooklyn Center) was pleased with the Senate’s passing of the Women’s Economic Security Act, a collection of legislative reforms that aim to provide equal opportunities and pay for female workers. “What… Read More »Eaton issues statement on advancement of Women’s Economic Security Act