Sen. Bakk responds to Star Tribune story regarding Lot N

St. Paul, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) has released the following statement regarding a story in the May 21 edition of the Star Tribune titled “Sen. Tom Bakk wants an underground garage for Capitol”. “The provision in the bonding bill that passed the Senate with a wide bipartisan vote—but did not become […] Read more

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Bakk and Senate DFL leaders announce budget targets

Saint Paul, Minn.—Senate Majority leader Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook), Sen. Rod Skoe (DFL-Clearbrook), Sen. Richard Cohen (DFL-Saint Paul) and Sen. Katie Sieben (DFL-Cottage Grove) announced the Senate budget targets for the budget reserve, Senate Tax Committee and Finance Budget Divisions today. “The Senate is charting the middle ground between the House Republican budget targets and Gov. […] Read more


Bakk announces 2015 Committee Chairs and Schedule

ST. PAUL, Minn.– Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) released today the 2015 session Senate committee chairs, vice chairs and committee schedule. “The space available for Senate committees has been reduced to three hearing rooms, forcing a realignment of the committee schedule and structure,” Bakk said, “The 2015 Senate committee schedule creates the efficiencies necessary, […] Read more