Today, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent, Senate DFL Capital Investment Lead Sandy Pappas, Assistant DFL Leader Senator Jeff Hayden, and Assistant DFL Leader Senator Nick Frentz unveiled their 2020 jobs bill at a Capitol press conference. With less than two weeks left of session and no bonding hearings scheduled in the Senate, they expressed an urgency in getting a bonding bill passed.
On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent and members of the Senate DFL caucus will host a virtual press conference to highlight the caucus’ bonding priorities.
To protect the integrity of Minnesota’s elections and the safety of Minnesota’s voters, Senate DFL leaders called on Senate Republicans to join them in passing legislation to ensure fair and safe elections that would expand opportunities and alternatives for people to cast a ballot.
On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent and members of the Senate DFL caucus will host a virtual press conference to highlight the need to pass legislation that ensures fair and secure elections.
In response to the passage of today’s passage of legislation to extend workers compensation benefits to front line workers, Senator Nick Frentz issued the following statement.
Today, the Minnesota Senate and House met in session for the first time since the adoption of an “on-call” posture to pass new measures strengthening Minnesota’s response to the spread of COVID-19.