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.

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.

Preventing the Use of Lead in Fish Tackle

Minnesota would join a growing list of states and regions in protecting wildlife health by banning the use of lead in fishing tackle, an idea proposed by a group of Girl Scouts who attend Sunrise Middle School in White Bear Lake. The legislation is being carried by Senator Chick Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) and Representative Peter Fischer (DFL-Maplewood).

Senator Wiger Introduces TCE Ban for Minnesota

Use of the cancer-causing chemical trichloroethylene, more commonly known as TCE, would be banned for use in the state of Minnesota beginning January 1, 2022 thanks to legislation introduced by Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) Thursday.