On Monday, Senator John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin) was named Vice-Chair of the Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission. The bipartisan 12 member Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission advises the Department of Natural Resources and the school trust lands director on the management of permanent school fund land, which is held in trust for the school districts of the state and to review legislation affecting permanent school fund land.
Several Minnesota State Senators will hold a press conference at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19 to bring attention to Jawar Mohammed, a political prisoner currently on hunger strike in Ethiopia. Mohammed is a resident of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota and has… Read More »Minnesota Senators Call for Action to Help Minnesotan Jawar Mohammed
On January 6, 2021, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., vandalized public buildings, endangered the lives of lawmakers, staff, and the general public, and jeopardized the peaceful transfer of Presidential power.
Senators Hoffman and Abeler invite area residents to participate in the 10th Annual Tiny Tots Toy Drive
Please join Senator John Hoffman and Senator Jim Abeler in making the season bright for children who are in the hospital over the holiday at their 10th annual Tiny Tots Toy Drive. Toys collected will be delivered by the Coon Rapids Fire Department to the pediatric wing of Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids as well as Prairie Care in Brooklyn Park.
The Minnesota Senate and House passed a $1.37 billion Capital Investment Bill today that provides critical funding to move Minnesota’s economy forward by putting more people to work, making critical investments in state-owned infrastructure, roads and bridges, and investing in… Read More »Sen. Hoffman votes for Capital Investment bill to create thousands of jobs & protect state assets
This is good news for schools, parents, and our students. Under these guidelines, the Local Education Agency (LEA), local school boards, health officials and parents can collaborate to decide what is best for our students, teachers, parents, and other staff.