Senator Chuck Wiger

Chuck Wiger represents District 43, which includes portions of Ramsey and Washington counties in the northeastern Twin Cities metropolitan area. Read more news from Sen. Wiger.

Minnesota becomes first state to ban Trichloroethylene

Legislation was passed Thursday banning the use of trichloroethylene (TCE) in Minnesota, beginning June 1, 2022. The push for a ban of TCE comes in response to the discovery in 2019 that the Water Gremlin company had failed to report accurate emissions standards for more than 15 years.

COVID-19 Relief Bill Passes Senate

In response to the growing challenge of the spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota, a $331.5 million legislative package was passed today providing additional resources for state agencies, workers, businesses, and other entities in the fight against the virus.