On January 6, 2021, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., vandalized public buildings, endangered the lives of lawmakers, staff, and the general public, and jeopardized the peaceful transfer of Presidential power.
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.
Sen. Melisa Franzen released the following statement in response to Minnesota Management and Budget’s recent presentation of the financial future and economic forecast of Minnesota.
Late last night, Senators Melisa Franzen (SD 49), Nick Frentz (SD 19), and Foung Hawj (SD 67) were elected by the Senate DFL caucus to serve as their assistant leaders.
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