Minneapolis Legislators’ joint statement on the ongoing Northern Metals fire

Early Wednesday afternoon, a fire broke out at the site of the Northern Metals recycling facility in North Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department is currently working to extinguish the fire, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is also on site. Read More

Senator Greg Clausen

Senator Clausen releases statement on the conviction of Derek Chauvin

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021 a jury declared former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on three counts in the death of George Floyd: second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Read More

Senate passes Commerce and Energy budgets with many key provisions missing

On April 14th, 2021 the Minnesota Senate passed SF 972, an omnibus finance and policy bill containing both commerce and consumer protection and energy provisions. After voting on the bill, Senate DFL Commerce Committee Lead Senator Melisa Franzen (DFL- Edina) and Senate DFL Energy Committee Lead Senator Nick Frentz (DFL- North Mankato) released the following… Read More

Senator Frentz statement on Chauvin verdict

It was announced yesterday afternoon that a guilty verdict had been found by the jury in the case of State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin on all three of the counts of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Read More

Statement of Senator John Marty on the Conviction of Derek Chauvin

On April 20th, 2021 the jury in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin for the nurder of George Floyd declared the defendant guilty on three counts: second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Following the announcement of the verdict, Senator John Marty (DFL- Roseville) released the following statement: Read More

Senator Susan Kent’s statement on Chauvin verdicts

It was announced Tuesday afternoon that a guilty verdict had been found by the jury in the case of State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin on all three of the counts of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Read More

POCI Caucus Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

On Tuesday, April 20, the jury reached a guilty verdict on all charges in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. The Minnesota People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus released the following statement: Read More

Senator Ron Latz on the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin

It was announced Tuesday afternoon that a guilty verdict had been found by the jury in the case of State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin on all three of the counts of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Read More

Minneapolis State Senators react to the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin

Today, April 20th, the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial released a verdict of guilty on all three counts of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Read More

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Senator Bigham and Representative Jurgens Tour Pleasant Hill Library Vaccination Site

As more community vaccination sites open throughout the state, Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) and Representative Tony Jurgens (R-Cottage Grove) toured the latest vaccine clinic to open in Dakota County, at Pleasant Hill Library in Hastings. Read More