Congratulations to everyone graduating from high school, vocational school or college! For those who went back to school to improve their skills and further their careers and to high school students wrapping up their high school experience, the years of… Read More »Congratulations Graduates!
The 2011 Legislative Session came to a disappointing close on May 23, as Republicans legislative leaders adjourned the session without accomplishing their constitutional responsibility to balance the state’s budget. Not only did they not present a plan to fully solve… Read More »Compromise rejected; session ends without budget
Along with Hastings Police Chief Paul Schnell and Cottage Grove Police Chief Craig Woolery, Senator Katie Sieben (DFL-Cottage Grove) recently joined Governor Mark Dayton as he signed legislation making the sale of synthetic marijuana illegal. Synthetic marijuana is often known… Read More »Synthetic Marijuana Legislation signed into law
A measure designed to help homeowners looking to refinance their mortgage has been signed into law by Gov. Dayton. The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Terri Bonoff, DFL-Minnetonka, is aimed at helping homeowners determine who owns their mortgage note. As mortgages… Read More »Mortgage Transparency Act signed into law
State Sen. Ron Latz will join Reps. Steve Simon and Ryan Winkler to host town hall meetings in Golden Valley, Hopkins and St. Louis Park in the coming weeks to discuss the recently concluded legislative session and the potential special… Read More »Legislators to Hold Town Meetings in June
This legislative session has been about making tough choices. The Republican-led Legislature has made clear choices; cutting higher education to levels not seen since 1998, attempting to dismantle labor laws, eliminating health care for thousands of Minnesotans, increasing fares for… Read More »Sen. Goodwin ready for compromise budget deal