I favor moving in a direction where state lawmakers better equip schools to identify and address warning signs of danger in the student population. To that end, I am working to establish a new state law that requires every school district to create a “threat assessment team” to prevent a crisis from turning into a tragic loss of life.
I grew up in a union household – my dad was a Teamster and my mom worked for South Washington County Schools – so I’ve witnessed first-hand the stability and security unions provide to the middle class.
While some groups and issues found success at the Capitol this session, far too many good ideas died.
Senator Bigham: New Consumer Protection Law is Example of Cooperation Between DFL, Republican Lawmakers
“Reigning in big financial services corporations with common sense consumer protections is something that elected officials of all political stripes should support.”
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) today announced two major investments in east metro public safety approved Sunday, May 20 by the Legislature.
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) today voted to put into state statute a plan that protects 3M settlement resources so they can be used to provide safe, clean drinking water to east metro communities affected by groundwater contamination (House File 3660).