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
On Friday, September 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. Today, on the day of her memorial at the United States Capitol, the women of the Senate DFL caucus released the following joint… Read More »Senate DFL Women Remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Minnesota Senate adjourns second special session after passing police accountability measures, but no bonding bill
The Minnesota State Senate adjourned a second special session after passing foundational police accountability legislation led by the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) caucus. Unfortunately, work on a robust bonding bill that would create jobs across the state remained unfinished.
Members of the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus in the Minnesota Legislature issued the following statement in response to Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka’s Thursday morning press conference.
The Senate majority adjourned Saturday morning without completion of work on significant criminal justice and policing reform. Senator Melisa Franzen released the following statement in response.