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.
Rep. Paul Thissen (DFL-Minneapolis) and Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park) have introduced bills (HF3033/SF2880) to protect consumers in response to the 2017 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reversal of net neutrality.
State Senator Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, stood up on the Senate Floor this week to highlight the unconstitutional act of the lieutenant governor holding two offices simultaneously.
St. Paul – Last Thursday, the FCC reversed net neutrality protections that had been implemented to keep the internet free and open.
Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park) and Rep. Paul Thissen (DFL-Minneapolis) will announce steps they will take in the 2018 legislative session to help protect net neutrality in Minnesota.
Who: Sen. Ron Latz, Rep. Paul Thissen
When: Tuesday, December 19 2:00 p.m.
Where: Capitol Press Conference Room – B971 – State Capitol
For additional information, contact Catherine Thompson at 651-296-5499 or
Senator Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, released the following statement after the Metropolitan Council rejected all current bids for SWLRT construction.
Senator Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, and Representative Cheryl Youakim, DFL-Hopkins, with seventy-one legislators across the state, penned a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao supporting the Federal New Starts program which provides funding for transit projects nationwide, including SW LRT. Continued Federal support is critical to the region’s future economic success, traffic congestion reductions, and mobility increases.