Bakk Statement on Republican Inaction

Senate DFL Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, released the following statement after Senate Republicans once again refused to hold a public hearing or take public testimony on DFL bills aimed at gun safety.

Senate DFL Launches Clean Energy & Climate Caucus

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — DFL members of the Minnesota Senate today announced the new statewide Senate DFL Clean Energy and Climate Caucus. The new caucus will focus on growing clean energy in Minnesota and combatting the effects of climate change. The caucus includes 29 members of the Senate DFL, including Senate DFL Leader Tom Bakk, […] Read more

Senate DFL to Launch New Statewide Caucus

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — DFL members of the Minnesota Senate will launch a new statewide Senate DFL Clean Energy and Climate Caucus at a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 10.

 

WHO: Senate DFL Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook

Sen. Nick Frentz, DFL-North Mankato

Eric Pasi, Chief Development Officer, IPS Solar

Jessica Looman, Executive Director, Minnesota State Building and Construction Trades Council

Members of the Senate DFL

 

WHERE: Capitol Press Room B971

 

WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 10 a.m.

In our split Legislature, Senate GOP needs to open up the process

Republicans, the majority in the chamber, have failed to hold public hearings on several important bills, curtailing key input.  Minnesota is one of just two states in the country with a split legislature — one chamber led by a different political party than the other. While this can certainly be frustrating for the party in […] Read more