SD54 Town Hall Meeting

St. Paul, Minn. – Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) and Representative Anne Claflin (DFL-South St. Paul) invite members of the public to attend a town hall meeting on Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 pm. The legislators will be there to take questions and discuss the results of the 2019 Legislative Session, and to hear directly from constituents about their concerns.



Town Hall Meeting



Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 PM



St. Paul Park City Hall

600 Portland Ave

St Paul Park, MN 55071



Senator Karla Bigham

Representative Anne Claflin

Minnesota Hemp Industry Gets a Boost in 2019

Several new provisions benefiting Minnesota’s hemp industry moved forward in 2019 thanks to Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove). Three provisions carried by Senator Bigham were included in legislation passed in the Special Session to strengthen transparency, update the regulatory framework, and support this burgeoning industry for Minnesota.

Minnesota Senate Votes to Eliminate ‘Marital Rape Exception’

Today, the Minnesota Senate voted to eliminate a defense that prevents people who rape a spouse or domestic partner from being prosecuted for criminal sexual conduct. The legislation, HF 15, was co-authored by Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) and passed with unanimous support.

Senator Karla Bigham to Serve on Clean Water Council

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Ensuring Proper Disposal of CWD-Affected Deer

The threat of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a major concern for Minnesota’s deer hunters and sporting community, which is why Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) presented legislation Tuesday that ensures deer in areas affected by CWD can be properly disposed and handled to prevent its spread.

Guaranteeing a Future for Milk in Minnesota

ilk would be the default drink for children’s meals in Minnesota if legislation introduced today becomes law. The bill, SF 2797, would ensure that children’s meals served in fast food restaurants are one of the default drink options available for kids.