Sen. Hawj

Second Special Session Adjourns with Work Still Needed To Be Done – Police Accountability Measures Passed, No Local Jobs and Projects Bill

The Minnesota State Senate adjourned the second 2020 special session early Tuesday morning after passing police accountability measures. The police reform bill is a step in the right direction toward meaningful change within our criminal justice system. Work on a bonding bill, that would create jobs across the state, remained unfinished.

Senator Hawj votes for Small Business Grants

Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul), a strong advocate for area small businesses and especially cultural malls, voted for legislation that provides $62.5 million in grants for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.