Senator Franzen to join Congressman Keith Ellison and Congressman Tim Walz in National Effort Demanding Urgent Action in Puerto Rico

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Hurricane Maria left a disaster of unimaginable proportions in Puerto Rico, requiring larger military and government relief activation on the island of 3.5 million United States citizens. One day before President Trump’s visit to Puerto Rico, State Senator Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, will join Congressman Keith Ellison, Congressman Tim Walz and State Representative Carlos Mariani to demand action from the Trump Administration.

 

WHO:

Congressman Keith Ellison

Congressman Tim Walz

Senator Melisa Franzen

Representative Carlos Mariani

People of Color and Indigenous Caucus (POCI)

Javier Morillo, SEIU Local 26

Puerto Ricans in Minnesota (PRIM)

La Coalicion de Boricuas en Minnesota

WHERE:

Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda

WHEN:

8 a.m. Monday, October 2