Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) joined Gov. Tim Walz for the signing ceremony of three important bills he has been working on into law today.
Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) released the following statement on the Minnesota Senate Republican’s Veterans Budget. The proposal came in with a $0 target, which absolutely fails to adequately provide for the needs of the state’s veterans and active military members.
Senator Foung Hawj Denounces New Federal Policy Proposal Targeting Southeast Asian American Refugees for Deportation
Our state is blessed to have well over 100,000 Hmong, Lao, Cambodian, and Vietnamese Americans making Minnesota their home. They are Minnesotans contributing to the economic vitality and cultural richness of our state.
The best Sepak Takraw players are here in our state. I know that every time Team Minnesota sets foot on the court, the other side would tremble. That is the pride I like to have for us and for Minnesota. I invite Minnesotans of all cultures to visit the recreation center, learn about the sport, and try it out yourself.
As a Minnesota State Senator of Hmong descent, I cannot be more content to have this ancient replica of peace and tranquility, and the Hmong heritage wall made from the home of our ancestors to be placed here in the district that I represent.
The 2018 Legislative Session began two weeks ago on February 20, giving state lawmakers a new opportunity to improve Minnesotans’ quality of life.