Sen. Foung Hawj has been an outspoken advocate to find ways to address the rising reports of discrimination against Minnesota’s Asian American community and released the following statement in response to the announcement of a discrimination helpline.
Minnesota’s first responders would have enhanced privacy protections thanks to legislation introduced by Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) would ensure conversations in peer support activities remain private.
Sen. Bigham to Announce Legislation Guaranteeing Confidentiality for First Responders in Peer Support Activities
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) will announce legislation for the 2020 Legislative Session to guarantee confidentiality for first responders in peer counseling or debriefing.
State Senator Ron Latz and House Majority Leader Ryan Winker will hold a press conference at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, February 26 to discuss their legislation to ban private prisons in Minnesota.