Minnetonka, Minn. – Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) toured Eagle Ridge Academy today and met with students, staff, and administrators. The tour gave Senator Cwodzinski the opportunity to hear about the unique academic approach Eagle Ridge “As a former teacher, visiting local schools is one of my favorite things to do as an elected official, […] Read more
Legislation improving financial literacy for students was presented by Senator Steve Cwodzinksi (DFL – Eden Prairie) on Monday, his first bill to get committee hearings in the 2019 Legislative Session.
The 2019 legislative session began Tuesday, January 8. I walked into our State Capitol that day bursting with pride knowing that for the next five-and-a-half months, “We the People” will pour our hearts and souls into the causes and issues we care about most.
To some, our Legislature appears to be transforming into Washington, D.C., mired in partisan gridlock. To me, I see an opportunity for Minnesotans to set ourselves apart and become a beacon of good governance for the rest of the country.
According to the Minnesota Constitution, it is the responsibility of the Legislature to create and establish a general and uniform system of public schools.
Do you know who your state senator is? Your mayor? Who represents you in Washington, D.C.?