Senator Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, was recognized today with the Garner Leadership Award from the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators.
Senator Melisa Franzen Joins Congressman Keith Ellison and Congressman Tim Walz in National Effort Demanding Urgent Action in Puerto Rico
National coalition seeks immediate public and private aid for 3.5 million Americans desperate for help in the aftermath of Hurricane María
Senator Franzen to join Congressman Keith Ellison and Congressman Tim Walz in National Effort Demanding Urgent Action in Puerto Rico
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Hurricane Maria left a disaster of unimaginable proportions in Puerto Rico, requiring larger military and government relief activation on the island of 3.5 million United States citizens. One day before President Trump’s visit to Puerto Rico, State Senator Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, will join Congressman Keith Ellison, Congressman Tim Walz and State Representative Carlos Mariani to demand action from the Trump Administration.
Congressman Keith Ellison
Congressman Tim Walz
Senator Melisa Franzen
Representative Carlos Mariani
People of Color and Indigenous Caucus (POCI)
Javier Morillo, SEIU Local 26
Puerto Ricans in Minnesota (PRIM)
La Coalicion de Boricuas en Minnesota
Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda
8 a.m. Monday, October 2
Senator Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, received a 2017 Housing Leadership Award from Housing First Minnesota for her work throughout the 2017 Legislative Session promoting homeownership at a price families can afford.
Legislators, the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus, leaders of faith, immigrant allies, and caring Minnesotans gather in solidarity today with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients who entered the United States as minors under the age of 16.
SAINT PAUL, Minn – Several lawmakers from the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus in the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives will respond to the Trump Administration’s plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program Tuesday at 2 p.m.
WHO: The People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus members, including Sen. Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina) and Rep. Carlos Mariani (DFL-Saint Paul).
WHAT: POCI Caucus responds to Trump’s plans to rescind DACA
WHEN: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5
WHERE: Minnesota Capitol Press Conference Room, B971