Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL – Minneapolis) received a 2017 Housing Leadership Award from Housing First Minnesota for her work this past session
Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL – Minneapolis) received a Legislator of Distinction award from the League of Minnesota Cities for her work this past session.
St. Paul, Minn – Today Governor Mark Dayton issued an executive order to address the high rate of pollinator decline in Minnesota. Executive Order 16-07 is a wide-ranging effort that will help to preserve pollinators, including supporting pollinator habitat and restricting the use of certain pesticides. While this is a good first step, more action […] Read more
ST. PAUL, Minn – In recognition of her work to promote equity and strong advocacy for policies and investments to reduce economic disparities for Minnesota’s communities of color, Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) was recognized by Voices of Racial Justice as a Champion of Racial Equity. Her “A” rating from the group acknowledged her leadership to […] Read more
The Senate supplemental tax omnibus bill provides tax relief for working families, helps combat the growing burden of student debt, and creates a new paid leave program for Minnesota workers. The bill passed the Senate with a vote of 37-30 Wednesday. Tax Committee member Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) praised the bill’s focus on families and students.
Patent assertion entities (PAEs) who deceptively target small businesses can now face legal action thanks to S.F. 1321, which passed off the Senate Floor unanimously today. The bill gives the Attorney General authority to pursue civil action against PAEs – commonly called patent trolls – who make bad faith claims against someone on a patent infringement.