Today’s budget proposal reflects a strong commitment to the values and priorities that have and continue to make Minnesota a great state.
Minnesota’s hemp producers would be able to sell their products to the state’s medical cannabis industry thanks to bipartisan legislation introduced by Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove), providing increased economic opportunity for this growing industry.
It was announced today that Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) is joining the Senate Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy, effective immediately.
The first month of the 2019 Legislative Session is now over. My colleagues and I are hard at work introducing legislation and holding committee hearings, moving legislation through the process. Our biggest priority in 2019 is crafting a budget that will fund essential state services and priorities over the next two years.
The University of Minnesota will lend its expertise in reviewing the potential health effects of exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances under legislation introduced by Senator Karla Bigham (DFL – Cottage Grove) and Representative Anne Claflin (DFL – South St. Paul) on Thursday.
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) is bringing a focus on public safety to her first bill introductions of the 2019-20 legislative session.