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.
Minneapolis and St. Paul DFL Legislators denounce Sen. Eichorn’s comments on Minnesotans experiencing homelessness
The Minneapolis and St. Paul delegation of DFL Senators released the following statement in response to Sen. Justin Eichorn’s insensitive comments equating Minnesotans experiencing homelessness to camping in the Boundary Waters in Northern Minnesota.
Senator Dibble votes for COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation for First Responders and Health Care Workers
Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, voted for legislation to deliver workers’ compensation benefits to health care and public safety workers who contract COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Earlier this morning, the House and Senate unanimously passed emergency COVID-19 health care funding providing $200 million in investments for a health care response fund and Minnesota’s public health response contingency account. Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, voted in favor of the funding and releases the following statement.
Sen. Dibble and Rep. Long introduce a constitutional amendment for “free, fair, and equal” elections
To enshrine the bedrock right to vote for every Minnesotan, Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, and Representative Jamie Long, DFL-Minneapolis, introduced a constitutional amendment (SF 3304 & HF 3333) to guarantee that Minnesota elections will be “free, fair, and equal.” This amendment, if passed, would be on the 2020 election ballot for residents to vote on.
Today, in a joint hearing of the Senate Environment Committees, Republican Senators criticized Pollution Control Agency Commissioner Laura Bishop on the implementation of Governor Walz’s proposed Clean Car Standards. In response, Senator Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, ranking member on the Transportation Finance and Policy Committee, released the following statement in support of the proposed standards.