DFL legislators to host listening session for New American Communities

ST. PAUL, Minn Minnesota legislators are inviting members of the New American Communities to the state capitol to have their voices heard during an informational listening session to help build mutual understanding.

WHO: Sen. Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) and Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-St. Paul) are co-hosting the event alongside Rep. Ilhan Omar (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Patricia Torres-Ray (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis), Rep. Fue Lee (DFL-Minneapolis) and Sen. Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina).

WHAT: A listening session that is intended to serve as an opportunity for emerging communities to have their voices heard at the Capitol, and for legislators to learn more about these communities.

WHERE: Minnesota Senate Building, Room 1200.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 5 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

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Sen. Foung Hawj votes for a clean REAL ID bill

State Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) voted today for clean REAL ID language that would allow Minnesotans to board flights and visit their loved ones on military bases without bringing in unrelated and controversial issues.

Sen. Foung Hawj to host legislative town hall meeting

ST. PAUL, MN – Sen. Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) and Representatives Tim Mahoney and Sheldon Johnson will be hosting a town hall meeting to discuss the 2017 legislative session. The meeting will give Senate District 67 residents an opportunity to meet with their legislators and discuss legislation and issues they would like to see addressed this session.

The town hall meeting details are as follows:

Tuesday, February 21 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Arlington Hills Community Center located at 1200 Payne Ave. in St. Paul

For those who are unable to attend, but interested in contacting their legislators, Sen. Hawj can be reached at sen.foung.hawj@senate.mn or at (651) 296-5285.


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Sen. Hawj advocates for REAL ID passage

ST. PAUL, Minn – State Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) is working to ensure the passage of a bill to bring our state’s driver’s licenses in compliance with the required federal REAL ID standards. The bill would allow the Department of Public Safety to make technical changes in Minnesota’s statutes and licenses that would ensure […] Read more