Sen. Kari Dziedzic, (DFL-Minneapolis) and Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) have called for the termination of the license for the unconstructed Crown Hydro project proposed near the Mississippi Riverfront in the St. Anthony Falls Historic District.
The Minnesota School Boards Association has named Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) one of their Legislators of Distinction for 2019. The award comes for his work on increasing funding for special education and mental health services and for his Minnesota school safety center legislation.
Last week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced new findings in their investigation of the Water Gremlin Plant, prompting Senator Jason Isaacson (DFL-Shoreview) to call for the immediate shutdown of the Water Gremlin plant, as well as an additional investigation and testing for the surrounding area.
Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) offers a response to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announcement of high levels of chemical exposure found in the land and water surrounding the Water Gremlin Plant.
On Wednesday, Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) was appointed to serve on the Legislative Commission on Affordable Housing.
Senators Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, and Kari Dziedzic, DFL-Minneapolis, the three minority members of the Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after Governor Tim Walz called on Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka to hold hearings on gun bills this fall.