One of the most rewarding parts of serving in the Senate is helping people resolve problems.
Minnesota has a long tradition of leadership in providing special education services. But our schools are facing immense difficulty continuing to provide for all students due to the rising cost of special education, cumbersome paperwork requirements and lack of sufficient federal government funding support.
Minnesota ranks among the most educated states in the country, with nearly half of adults aged 25 to 64 holding an associate degree or higher.
As a former teacher, principal and coach, I know how important it is for parents, kids and teachers to feel safe at school.
Student loan debt not only negatively affects students, but it also impacts the economy by preventing graduates from making durable investments, such as houses and cars, that have historically kept our economy moving and healthy.
Senator Greg Clausen’s (DFL – Apple Valley) bill to close a dangerous loophole in DWI law passed the Senate and is one step away from the Governor’s desk.