Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) released the following statement on the Minnesota Senate Republican’s Veterans Budget. The proposal came in with a $0 target, which absolutely fails to adequately provide for the needs of the state’s veterans and active military members.
Senator Foung Hawj Denounces New Federal Policy Proposal Targeting Southeast Asian American Refugees for Deportation
Our state is blessed to have well over 100,000 Hmong, Lao, Cambodian, and Vietnamese Americans making Minnesota their home. They are Minnesotans contributing to the economic vitality and cultural richness of our state.
The best Sepak Takraw players are here in our state. I know that every time Team Minnesota sets foot on the court, the other side would tremble. That is the pride I like to have for us and for Minnesota. I invite Minnesotans of all cultures to visit the recreation center, learn about the sport, and try it out yourself.
The People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus applauds Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson’s decision to join more than one dozen other attorneys general in a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
The 2018 Legislative Session began two weeks ago on February 20, giving state lawmakers a new opportunity to improve Minnesotans’ quality of life.
ST. PAUL, MN – Sen. Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) will be hosting joint Town Hall Meetings with Representatives Tim Mahoney and Sheldon Johnson to discuss the 2018 legislative session. The meetings will give Senate District 67 residents an opportunity to meet with their legislators and discuss any legislation or issues they’d like to see addressed this session.
“Please join us for our 2018 town hall meeting,” the Legislators urged. “We look forward to discussing our areas bonding requests, the supplemental budget, and answering and questions you may have about state government.”
The Town Hall Meetings details are as follows:
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Metro State University Great Hall
700 7th St. East, St. Paul, MN 55106
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
To those who are unable to attend, but are interested in contacting their legislators, Sen. Hawj can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling his office at (651) 296-5285. Rep. Mahoney can be reached at email@example.com or (651) 296-4277. Rep. Johnson can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (651) 296-4201.
Please contact Elizabeth Herr at (651) 296-5285 with questions regarding the meeting.