Several new provisions benefiting Minnesota’s hemp industry moved forward in 2019 thanks to Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove). Three provisions carried by Senator Bigham were included in legislation passed in the Special Session to strengthen transparency, update the regulatory framework, and support this burgeoning industry for Minnesota.
The health and human services omnibus budget bill passed the Minnesota state Senate in a special session today 67-0. Assistant Senate DFL Leader Jeff Hayden, DFL-Minneapolis, released the following statement in response.
With today’s passage of the Transportation Budget Omnibus bill, Metro Mobility services will now extend to Lakeville. Senator Matt Little (DFL-Lakeville) has been a strong advocate for this service and releases the following response.
The Minnesota Legislature approved a new transportation budget late Friday night during the 2019 Special Session. Senator Dibble released the following statement in response.
The Minnesota Student Association (MSA) bill to protect renters from predatory landlords was included in the 2019 Omnibus Judiciary Bill that passed today with bipartisan support. Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) authored the MSA bill to address two problematic leasing practices—unit specific leasing and short leases.
State Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL-Minneapolis) will be honored at the 8th Annual Minnesota DFL Humphrey-Mondale Dinner on Friday, May 24th at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The dinner celebrates leaders in the DFL party who make significant contributions to the Democratic party and the State of Minnesota.