While budget negotiations stretched legislative work into a special session, Assistant Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, announced her plan to refuse per diem pay for work associated with a special session.
Senate Republicans today passed their education and transportation budget omnibus bills off the Senate floor. Assistant Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, released the following statement in response.
While the House of Representatives passed a bill approving full Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funding today, Senate Republicans continue to delay. Minnesota is the only state in America that has failed to release $6.6 million in HAVA funds from the federal government to their statewide election administrator. State Senator Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, released the following statement.
We have a lot of work to do to keep building a Better Minnesota, and this year’s budget and tax proposals just weren’t up to the job. We must return to a responsible balance of tax cuts, spending, and investing in our future.
State Senator Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, voted Saturday to ensure the east metro will have access to clean, safe drinking water. House File 3660, which is on the governor’s desk awaiting his signature, will now legally require the 3M settlement to be used by cities like Woodbury and Oakdale to clean up contaminated groundwater.
State Senator Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, released the following statement in response to Governor Dayton’s Budget for a Better Minnesota.