Today, Senator Karla Bigham was recommended for appointment to the Clean Water Council as the Senate DFL Caucus member. Upon appointment, Senator Bigham will be one of 17 members of the Council which will help advise the Legislature and the Governor in administration and implementation of the Clean Water Legacy Act.
Minnesota’s ‘hands-free’ cell phone bill passed the Minnesota State Senate on Thursday. State Senator Jim Carlson released the following statement after its passage.
One of the most rewarding aspects of representing our area is to see projects I’ve worked on come to fruition.
State Government Omnibus proposal Governor Walz recommended targeted resources for state government services, including $112 million in additional investments over base funding. His proposal provides $28 million in additional money for MN.IT Services to secure Minnesotans’ electronic data, consolidate data centers, and defend state agency IT systems. This proposal also includes $4 million to expand […] Read more
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Senate, House DFL Leaders Push Back on Republican Obstructionism: Commonsense bills for progress in Minnesota blocked by Senate Republicans
DFL leaders in the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives came together today to ask Senate Republicans to work across the aisle on shared priorities like supporting students, increasing access to health care, and ensuring safe and fair workplaces for all Minnesotans.