Governor Tim Walz announced today his plan for the start of the 2020-2021 school year as the state still combats COVID-19. The guidelines that he introduced include input from teachers, parents, the Department of Education, the Department of Health, and… Read More »Governor Walz releases the 2020-2021 school year plan in dealing with COVID-19
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.
Senator Scott Dibble released the following statement in response to the Senate Republicans holding their second hearing for the Joint Judiciary and Transportation Committee to review “lawlessness events and governmental responses”.
Today, the Senate Republicans adjourned the 2020 special session before finishing the work that Minnesotans are calling for – a meaningful transformation of community safety and criminal justice, infrastructure and transit, and crucial federal funding for local governments crushed under the response to COVID-19.
Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, continues to advocate tirelessly for meaningful criminal justice reform. He released the following statement on the weak legislation brought forward today on the Senate floor.
Minneapolis Senators Kari Dziedzic, Jeff Hayden, Bobby Joe Champion, Patricia Torres Ray and Scott Dibble released the following joint statement encouraging area residents to comply with the 8 pm curfew tonight.