Senators Clausen and Hall Hosting Housing Summit in Dakota County

St. Paul, Minn. – Senators Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) and Dan Hall (R-Burnsville) announced that they will be hosting a bipartisan community summit on affordable housing in Dakota County. The event, sponsored by the Metropolitan Interfaith Coalition on Affordable Housing (MICAH) and the Coalition for Affordable Transitional Community Housing (CATCH), will be held on October 25. All members of the community are invited to learn, discuss, and act on ideas to improve affordable housing options in Dakota County.

The summit aims to achieve a number of goals, including:

  • Participate in developing solutions to create affordable housing
  • Learn the most up to date affordable housing needs in Dakota County and challenges of a historically tight housing market.
  • Hear from a panel about the impact of the lack of affordable housing, including elected officials, employers, educators, Faith leaders, and Dakota County
  • Learn from developers who are building affordable housing, the challenges experienced, and recommendations to overcome the challenges.

Dakota County Fall Housing Summit

October 25, 2017, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

St. John Neumann Church, 4030 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan

Senator Greg Clausen and Senator Kari Dziedzic to hold Twitter Town Hall on Higher Education

ST. PAUL, MN – As budget negotiations continue on higher education, Sen. Greg Clausen and Sen. Kari Dziedzic are inviting Minnesota higher education institutions, students, student associations, and the public to join the conversation on the higher education budget which will affect thousands of Minnesota students. Sen. Dziedzic and Sen. Clausen will be hosting a Twitter Town Hall tomorrow at noon to talk about the education budget and answer questions.

WHO: Sen. Greg Clausen (Senate DFL Caucus Higher Education Lead) and

Sen. Kari Dziedzic (Senator representing the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus)

WHAT: Twitter Town Hall

WHEN: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at noon

WHERE: Follow @SenateDFL on Twitter and use #HigherEdMN to join the conversation.


Sen. Clausen is found on Twitter @SenGregClausen and Sen. Dziedzic is found @KariDziedzic