During debate on the compromise Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus bill, Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) offered an amendment to ban the use of trichloroethylene (TCE) in Minnesota
On Wednesday, the Minnesota passed an inadequate Omnibus Education bill that will lead to cuts for Minnesota’s schools. State Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) responds with the following statement.
Governor Tim Walz recently appointed Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) as one of Minnesota’s members on the Education Commission of the States. In this role, Senator Wiger will work with legislators across the country in inter-state efforts to advance effective education policy.
It is time to declare war on illiteracy in Minnesota.
The gap between those who can read and those who cannot read is growing. It is a disturbing trend that must be reversed.
“I applaud Governor Walz’s proposed budget for the historic investment it would deliver for our students and schools. This proposal makes a significant commitment to the basic funding formula while reforming how schools are funded. This will help guarantee that every student in Minnesota receives a good education, regardless of their zip code.
Century College students will have better transit access thanks to bipartisan legislation introduced by Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) this week, which would create new, consistent bus routes for Century students.