The Minnesota Senate on Sunday, May 20 voted by a 42-25 margin to approve a $825 million bonding bill. Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) voted “no” and spoke about his decision in a speech made from the Senate floor.
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) today announced two major investments in east metro public safety approved Sunday, May 20 by the Legislature.
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) today voted to put into state statute a plan that protects 3M settlement resources so they can be used to provide safe, clean drinking water to east metro communities affected by groundwater contamination (House File 3660).
Senator Greg Clausen’s (DFL – Apple Valley) bill to close a dangerous loophole in DWI law passed the Senate and is one step away from the Governor’s desk.
The Legislature is fast approaching a May 21 constitutional deadline to complete its work for the year.
According to the Minnesota Constitution, it is the responsibility of the Legislature to create and establish a general and uniform system of public schools.