On Sunday, April 11, 2021, Daunt Wright was fatally shot by Brooklyn Center police. Senator Scott Dibble (DFL-Minneapolis) released the following statement about this tragic incident:
Sen. Dibble, Rep. Hornstein, and Rep. Long statement on President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment Plan
Sen. Scott Dibble (DFL-Minneapolis), DFL-Lead on the Senate Transportation Committee, Rep. Frank Hornstein (DFL-Minneapolis), Chair of the House Transportation Committee, and Rep. Jamie Long (DFL-Minneapolis), Chair of the House Climate and Energy Committee released the following statement this afternoon following President Biden’s announcement of a $2.2 trillion infrastructure investment plan:
Rep. Frank Hornstein (DFL–Minneapolis), Rep. Jamie Long (DFL–Minneapolis), and Sen. Scott Dibble (DFL–Minneapolis) invite community members to join them for a virtual town hall on Wednesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. The legislators will discuss the 2021 legislative session and… Read More »Senate District 61 holds virtual town hall
After providing only late Sunday night notice to the public, Senate Republicans took up Senate File 1354 early Monday morning on the Senate floor. SF 1354 began as a proposal from Minnesota Governor Walz to provide state aid to local governments when a public safety event occurs that is of regional or statewide significance. Discussions about this proposal have been ongoing during the legislative session.
In 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old college student, was violently beaten and left to die by the side of a road near Laramie, Wyo. Rescuers took him to a hospital where he died six days later from profound injuries. The… Read More »Senator Dibble: Minnesota must ban the ‘gay panic’ defense
Last week, legislation was introduced in Minnesota House of Representatives, House File 1657, that would criminalize transgender student athletes. This legislation would restrict transgender girls from participation in female athletics and charge them with a crime for participation. A similar bill was heard in the Senate two weeks ago.