State Senator Carolyn Laine and State Representative Mary Kunesh-Podein are holding a town hall meeting on Monday, June 25. The town hall meeting will give constituents an opportunity to ask questions, raise concerns, and discuss what has happened at the Capitol during the legislative session. For more information regarding the town meeting, please call the office of Sen. Carolyn Laine at 651-296-4334 or Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein at (651) 296-8827.
DFL senators and Minnesotans of diverse backgrounds announced at the State Capitol this morning the Senate’s first comprehensive plan to address the epidemic of gun violence in our society.
Senators Laine, Kent, and Wiklund continue fight to protect Minnesotans’ personal and financial information
State Senators Carolyn Laine, Melissa Wiklund and Susan Kent are hopeful that Minnesota Senate Republicans will finally take the state’s expanding cybersecurity needs seriously in the wake of a recent data breach at MN.IT.
More than 30 DFL women legislators met with Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith to share their concerns with three important issues in the closing days of the legislative session.
More than 30 DFL women legislators meet with Governor Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith; Press Conference to follow
ST. PAUL, MN – DFL women legislators will meet with Gov. Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith on Thursday, May 11 to discuss key issues important to women in the final days of the 2017 session. Gov. Dayton and Lt. Gov. Smith will participate in a press conference following the meeting.
Governor Mark Dayton
Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith
Sen. Sandra Pappas (DFL) District 65
Sen. Susan Kent (DFL) District 53
Sen. Carolyn Laine (DFL) District 41
Rep. Connie Bernardy (DFL) District 41A
Rep. Diane Loeffler (DFL) District 60A
Rep. Sandra Masin (DFL) District 51A
Rep. Rena Moran (DFL) District 65A
(Note: Additional DFL Women Legislators may also be in attendance)
WHAT: DFL Woman Legislator’s outline key issues in final weeks of 2017 session
WHEN: Thursday, May 11 at 11:30 am
WHERE: Governor’s Reception Room, Room 130 Minnesota State Capitol
Legislators decry elimination of Minnesota’s campaign finance reforms: Republican proposal would end all limits on campaign spending
Sen. Carolyn Laine (DFL-Columbia Heights) and Sen. John Marty (DFL-Roseville) were joined by representatives from the Minnesota League of Women Voters, Minnesota Citizens for Clean Elections, and Common Cause at a press conference Wednesday morning to show a united front against the elimination of Minnesota’s long-standing campaign finance reforms.