Sen. Franzen

Minnesota Senate passes critical COVID-19 relief legislation

The Minnesota Senate passed a $217 million COVID-19 relief bill that will assist small businesses across the state, provide relief through direct grants to businesses and counties, and a thirteen-week extension for unemployment insurance benefits. After voting in favor of the bill, Senator Melisa Franzen issued the following statement.

Minnesota Legislature passes bipartisan Local Jobs and Projects Infrastructure Bill

Today, the Minnesota State Senate passed the long-overdue local jobs and projects bill. The $1.37 billion infrastructure bill will create thousands of jobs for Minnesotans across the state. The bill finances $1.87 billion in statewide public projects, once other funding… Read More »Minnesota Legislature passes bipartisan Local Jobs and Projects Infrastructure Bill