Senator Tom Bakk

Tom Bakk is the Senate DFL Leader and represents District 3, which includes portions of Cook, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis counties in the northeastern part of Minnesota. Learn more about Sen. Bakk. Read more news from Sen. Bakk.

Bakk Statement on Republican Inaction

Senate DFL Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, released the following statement after Senate Republicans once again refused to hold a public hearing or take public testimony on DFL bills aimed at gun safety.

Minority Leader’s View: Yes, students, it’s time for a conversation

I’m proud of the Minnesota Senate’s long history of supporting our state’s youngest leaders. Among other events, the Senate arranges its schedule each year to facilitate the YMCA’s Youth in Government Model Assembly, which encourages students to be active participants in their governance, not bystanders.