Senator Foung Hawj (DFL- St. Paul) voted in favor of immediate premium relief outlined in the Governor’s 25 percent Premium Relief Plan for Minnesota families in 2017.
ST. PAUL, Minn – Senator Foung Hawj (DFL- St. Paul) was sworn in on Tuesday at the newly-re-opened Minnesota State Capitol as the State Senator representing Senate District 67, which includes the East Side of St. Paul.
Health and Human Services Budget Division Chair Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) unveiled budget recommendations today for programs that support vulnerable Minnesotans including children and older adults. The bill funds ongoing initiatives to address health crises in Minnesota, refines previously vetted programs, and supports highly-valued programs.
The Senate Equity Subcommittee co-chaired by Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) and Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) convened its first hearing today on the anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 which provided for equal housing opportunities regardless of race, creed, or national origin.
St. Paul, Minn.—Today the Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition held a press conference headlined by bill chief author Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Katie Sieben (DFL-Cottage Grove). Many DFL Senators attended to show their support for this important bill. The following Senators have released statements of support for paid family and medical leave, a Senate […] Read more
“The past two years have seen historic investments in everything from education to housing, and I’m glad to see both Minnesota families and businesses are benefiting from the legislature’s actions.”