The People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus applauds Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson’s decision to join more than one dozen other attorneys general in a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
DFL senators and Minnesotans of diverse backgrounds announced at the State Capitol this morning the Senate’s first comprehensive plan to address the epidemic of gun violence in our society.
Capital investment projects must serve a public purpose and be publicly owned. The money is used by the state, counties, and local units of government to build, enhance, and preserve infrastructure. Projects can range from the replacement of a bridge to the preservation of the state Capitol or constructing a new building for the University […] Read more
State Senators Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) and Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis), ranking members on the Minnesota Senate’s two health care committees, expressed frustration and worry over today’s announcement that 2018 health insurance premiums will continue to increase.
Legislators, the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus, leaders of faith, immigrant allies, and caring Minnesotans gather in solidarity today with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients who entered the United States as minors under the age of 16.
Transportation Budget The bill provides $747 million of new revenue for Minnesota’s transportation system. Of the $300 million shifted from the general fund in 2018, only about $204 million of this goes to roads. The remaining $96 million is used on other priorities in the biennium. This money, as shown throughout the negotiations process with […] Read more