POCI Caucus

Senator Hayden, Members of the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus Join U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar to Emphasize Need for Criminal Justice Reform

Today, Senator Jeff Hayden joined members of the Minnesota People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus and U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar to highlight work being done and led by BIPOC leaders, at the state and federal level, to address structural racism. They highlighted legislation to address racism in policing and criminal justice reform in Minnesota and nationwide.

Senate Republican Public Safety Legislation Falls Short

Today, the Minnesota Senate voted on public safety legislation proposed by Senate Republicans. The bills were largely criticized at their only hearing, just hours before being heard on the floor, for being insufficient in addressing racial disparities and injustices in the criminal justice system.