Today, after Senate and House Republicans proposed allowing all schools, places of worship, restaurants, and large venues to open with no COVID-19 safety requirements, Senator Susan Kent released the following statement: “The fastest and most effective way we can continue… Read More »Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Responds to Lack of Republican COVID-19 Safety Response
Today, the Minnesota State Senate passed a long overdue local jobs and projects bill. The $1.37 billion infrastructure bill will create thousands of jobs for Minnesotans across the state. The bill finances $1.87 billion in statewide public projects, once other… Read More »Minnesota Senate Passes Robust Local Jobs and Projects Infrastructure Bill
On Friday, September 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. Today, on the day of her memorial at the United States Capitol, the women of the Senate DFL caucus released the following joint… Read More »Senate DFL Women Remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Today, the Minnesota State Senate adjourned the fourth special session of the year. Following adjournment, Senator Susan Kent released the following statement: “COVID-19 continues to threaten the health and safety of Minnesotans. Since the Governor declared a peacetime emergency, Minnesota has… Read More »Minnesota Senate Adjourns Fourth Special Session
Today, the Minnesota State Senate adjourned the third special session of the year. Following adjournment, Senator Susan Kent released the following statement: “This short special session we passed bipartisan legislation that will support our veterans and disability service providers. Unfortunately,… Read More »Minnesota Senate Adjourns Third Special Session
The Governor’s guidance allows local school districts to make the best decision for the health and safety of their students, teachers, staff, and communities. As COVID-19 cases vary throughout the state, this plan is data-driven and rooted in science and research to provide flexibility.