South Ridge Sixth Graders Enjoy Capitol Visit

During the final weeks of the 2019 Legislative Session, the class of 6th graders from the South Ridge School of Culver paid a visit to the State Capitol, with a tour and meeting with their elected officials including Senator David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm).

Senator Carlson Statement on HAVA Funding

After five months of legislative obstruction by the Senate, Saturday’s passage of the State Government Omnibus Budget bill included $6.6 million in Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funding to strengthen Minnesota’s election security.

Senator Wiger Fights to Address TCE Exposure

During debate on the compromise Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus bill, Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) offered an amendment to ban the use of trichloroethylene (TCE) in Minnesota

Kent to Refuse Pay During Special Session

While budget negotiations stretched legislative work into a special session, Assistant Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, announced her plan to refuse per diem pay for work associated with a special session.