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Senator Bigham Co-Authors Bill to Support K-12 Education

Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) has signed on as a co-author for the K-12 Education Support Bill (S.F.64), introduced Thursday by Senator Chuck Wiger. This legislation will provide additional support to students who have been impacted by COVID-19. Read More

Senator Wiger Introduces K-12 Education Support Bill

Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) introduced legislation Thursday increasing support to students who have been impacted by COVID-19. Read More

Senator Wiger Introduces National Popular Vote Compact Bill

Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) introduced legislation Monday adding Minnesota to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would guarantee Minnesota’s electoral votes to the winner of the popular vote. Read More

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Senator Clausen announces Regent candidate recommendations

The Regent Candidate Advisory Council on Friday, January 8, 2021 recommended 12 candidates to fill four open spots on the University Board of Regents. The recommendations came after a week of interviews with the 19 candidates who applied for the positions. Read More

State Senate DFL Caucus Condemns Assault on the Capitol

On January 6, 2021, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., vandalized public buildings, endangered the lives of lawmakers, staff, and the general public, and jeopardized the peaceful transfer of Presidential power. Read More

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Senator Clausen Responds to yesterday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol

Yesterday, violent supporters of President Trump breached the US Capitol complex leading to significant damage, injuries, and multiple deaths. The chaotic and dangerous scene also halted the congressional certification of the Electoral College.  In response, Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) released the following statement: “Yesterday’s assault on the U.S. Capitol was a dangerous and unprecedented… Read More

Senator Hawj statement on today’s assault on the U.S. Capitol

Earlier today, violent supporters of President Trump breached the US Capitol complex leading to significant damage, injuries, and at least one confirmed death by gunshot. The chaotic and dangerous scene also halted the congressional certification of the Electoral College. Read More

Senator Carlson Statement on Violence in Washington DC

Today, violent supporters of President Trump breached the US Capitol complex leading to significant damage, injuries, and at least one confirmed death by gunshot. The chaotic and dangerous scene also halted the congressional certification of the Electoral College. Read More

Senator Omar Fateh and Senator Jen McEwen Release Open Letter Denouncing the Ongoing Violence in Washington D.C.

Today, violent supporters of President Trump breached the US Capitol complex leading to significant damage, injuries, and at least one confirmed death by gunshot. The chaotic and dangerous scene also halted the congressional certification of the Electoral College. Read More

Senator Franzen responds to the ongoing violence in Washington D.C.

Earlier today, the United States Capitol building was breached by a violent mob, incited by President Trump, temporarily putting a halt to the certification of the results of the presidential election and leading to several arrests and injuries. Read More