Sen. Hawj advocates for REAL ID passage

ST. PAUL, Minn – State Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) is working to ensure the passage of a bill to bring our state’s driver’s licenses in compliance with the required federal REAL ID standards. The bill would allow the Department of Public Safety to make technical changes in Minnesota’s statutes and licenses that would ensure […] Read more

Sen. Hawj joins the ‘Day without Immigrants’ protest

 ST. PAUL, Minn – Senator Foung Hawj (DFL- St. Paul) stood alongside his immigrant friends, family and constituents on Thursday in solidarity with the ‘Day without Immigrants’ boycott. Many businesses and restaurants throughout St. Paul and Minneapolis joined in on the boycott by closing their doors in support of employees and a protest against President Trump’s […] Read more

Equity Subcommittee Holds First Hearing

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.