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Senate DFL women Senators demand equal rights under the law

The women of the Senate DFL gathered today virtually to rally for Minnesota to finally pass the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The federal Equal Rights Amendment was originally written in 1923 and finally passed by Congress in 1972. Minnesota ratified the ERA one year later in 1973. After nearly 100 years, the ERA bill was passed in the Minnesota House in 2019, but did not make it past the Republican-controlled Senate.

Senator Ann Johnson Stewart responds to Minnesota’s February economic forecast

Minnesota’s February Budget and Economic Forecast was released today and projected a positive balance of $1.6 billion. The forecast reflects higher revenues than previously projected, including a positive balance in the current fiscal year. In response to the February forecast, Senator Ann Johnson Stewart (DFL-Wayzata) released the following statement:

Senator Ann Johnson Stewart to host virtual infrastructure “coffee breaks”

To celebrate Infrastructure Month in Minnesota this February, Senator Ann Johnson Stewart (DFL-Minnetonka), the American Public Works Association – Minnesota Chapter, MN2050, and Raise Our Grade are hosting a series of virtual conversations on the condition of Minnesota’s infrastructure.  … Read More »Senator Ann Johnson Stewart to host virtual infrastructure “coffee breaks”

Senator Karla Bigham Introduces legislation to Protect LGBTQI Minnesotans

In recognition of ongoing discrimination against LGBTQI Minnesotans and the need to center gender equity in public policy, Senator Karla Bigham (DFL- Cottage Grove) Senator Ann Johnson Stewart (DFL- Minnetonka), Senator Jen McEwen (DFL- Duluth), Senator Jason Isaacson (DFL- Shoreview), and Senator Foung Hawj (DFL- St. Paul) have introduced legislation (SF 360) to address long-needed changes for Minnesotans in the LGBTQI community.

Senator Ann Johnson Stewart to host virtual infrastructure “coffee breaks”

To celebrate Infrastructure Month in Minnesota this February, Senator Ann Johnson Stewart (DFL-Minnetonka), the American Public Works Association – Minnesota Chapter, MN2050, and Raise Our Grade are hosting a series of virtual conversations on the condition of Minnesota’s infrastructure. Who:… Read More »Senator Ann Johnson Stewart to host virtual infrastructure “coffee breaks”