Senator John Marty (Roseville) & Rep. Todd Lippert (Northfield) announced plans to introduce a Joint Resolution in the House and Senate to recognize each January 16th as “Religious Freedom Day” in Minnesota.
Legislators Call for Suspension of MPCA and DNR PolyMet Permits: Due to Significant Developments, Additional Signatures and Formal Presentation of Letter to Follow in Several Weeks
Senator John Marty (DFL- Roseville) and 17 other legislators are calling for Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan to suspend the DNR and MPCA permits for the PolyMet mine until the flaws in the permits are addressed.
In response to the Senate Republican Health and Human Services Omnibus bill passed early Wednesday, Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville), ranking minority member on the Senate Health and Human Services committee released the following statement.
Senate Republicans’ elimination of childcare assistance will be disastrous for Minnesota’s working families
Senate Republicans released their Human Services Reform budget bill yesterday, which eliminates the entire childcare assistance program (CCAP). Senator John Marty offers a response.
Putting the everyday concerns of Minnesotans above high-powered, big-money special interests is the focus of a sweeping package of government ethics and campaign finance reform bills introduced this week by Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville), the author of Minnesota’s longstanding lobbyist Gift Ban.
A legislative package increasing the state’s minimum wage to $16/hr, raise the Minnesota Family Investment Program Grant, fully fund the Child Care Assistance Program, and double the Working Family Tax Credit were introduced by Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville) and Representative Carlos Mariani (DFL-St. Paul).