Sen. Latz

Senator Latz on the end of the 2021 legislative session

“It’s not surprising that we did not finish our work before the end of the 2021 legislative session when the weeks leading up to it, the Senate majority refused to take the conference committee action seriously. For weeks, we saw conference committees like the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee or the Environment Committee not taking up any hearings or doing any work when the gavel was in the Senate chair’s hands.

Senator Ron Latz statement on passage of omnibus judiciary and public safety bill

The Minnesota Senate passed the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Omnibus budget bill Thursday, which provides $70 million, after making some accounting changes and funding Disaster Assistance, in new funding for the courts and Guardian Ad Litem program as well as other programs in the committee’s jurisdiction for employee compensation and health insurance costs.