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Minnesota Senate adjourns second special session after passing police accountability measures, but no bonding bill
The Minnesota State Senate adjourned a second special session after passing foundational police accountability legislation led by the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) caucus. Unfortunately, work on a robust bonding bill that would create jobs across the state remained unfinished.
Members of the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus in the Minnesota Legislature issued the following statement in response to Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka’s Thursday morning press conference.
The Senate majority adjourned Saturday morning without completion of work on significant criminal justice and policing reform. Senator Melisa Franzen released the following statement in response.
Today, on the last day of special session, after Republican inaction on meaningful criminal justice legislation Senate members of the POCI caucus released the following joint statement.
Senator Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, released the following statement in response to the weak criminal justice reform bills from the Senate Republicans that were passed off the floor today.