Senate Equity Subcommittee co-chairs Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) and Deputy Majority Leader Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) applaud Governor Mark Dayton’s signing of the omnibus supplemental budget bill today. The governor’s signature made official the historic and unparalleled investments secured by Hayden and Champion which will begin to address Minnesota’s alarming racial and economic disparities.
Equity Subcommittee Co-Chairs call on Target Field vendor to keep it local, hire Minnesota workers instead of bringing in out-of-state workers
Yesterday media reported that Target Field concession vendor Delaware North Sportservice had been busing in 150 workers to work for Twins games from Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Chicago as well as providing temporary accommodations. Equity Subcommittee Co-Chairs Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) and Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) have been working with community organizers and leaders to address this new revelation and have released statements calling for this practice to end.
The Senate Equity Subcommittee co-chaired by Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) and Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) convened its first hearing today on the anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 which provided for equal housing opportunities regardless of race, creed, or national origin.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune recently published an article on a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) analysis of air monitoring data, which has confirmed lead levels in North Minneapolis are 10 times higher than other locations. MPCA regulators say they’re concerned and need to investigate this further. Personally, I’m incredibly disturbed by this news.
Senator Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) and other DFL legislators have sent a letter to Governor Dayton, thanking him for his leadership in supporting voting rights and urging him to stand strong on this issue.Read More »Senator Bobby Joe Champion to Governor Dayton: Thank you for your leadership
State Senator Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) was named to the leadership role of serving on the Judiciary Conference Committee. The committee is tasked with working out the differences between the Senate and House Judiciary Budget bills. “I am honored to… Read More »Sen. Champion named to the Judiciary Conference Committee