Sen. Susan Kent, Sen. Matt Little, and Rep. Laurie Halverson to hold Twitter town hall on paid family leave

ST. PAUL, MN – As the paid family and medical leave and the caregiving crisis continues to be discussed, Sen. Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, Sen. Matt Little, DFL-Lakeville, and Rep. Laurie Halverson, DFL-Eagan, are inviting Minnesota workers, families, advocates, and the public to join the conversation on the limited access of paid family leave which is affecting thousands of Minnesotans.

WHO:             Senator Susan Kent, Senator Matt Little, and Representative Laurie Halverson

WHAT:           Twitter Town Hall

WHEN:           Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 12 p.m.

WHERE:         Follow @SenateDFL on Twitter and use #PaidLeaveMN and #mnleg to join the conversation (323 in the Minnesota State Capitol for behind-the-scenes pictures/video)

No Joke: Senators to Convene ‘Senate Committee on Banned Bills’ on April 1st

“These bills could save many lives and tax dollars,” Sen. Little (DFL-Lakeville) previewed, “But they haven’t been given a single senate hearing. Our democracy isn’t supposed to work this way- it’s the worst kind of partisanship.” The fictitious ‘Senate Committee on Banned Bills’ will hold a very real hearing on April 1st at 9:00am in 1100 Minnesota Senate Building to review a variety of legislation that have been refused committee hearings in the senate. This committee hearing will be open to the public and people are encouraged to attend.

Sen. Matt Little Hosting Northfield Town Hall

ST. PAUL, Minn – No question is too ‘Little.’ Sen. Matt Little (DFL-Lakeville) will be hosting a town hall to discuss the events of the past legislative session. The meeting will give folks the opportunity to ask questions and raise concerns with their Senator in order to better understand how the bills of the past session will impact their lives. Desserts from Brick Oven Bakery and coffee from Hideaway Coffeehouse will be served.

The event details are as follows:

When: Thursday, July 27 from 6:30 — 8:00 p.m.

Outline of event:

  • 6:30 — 7:00 p.m. Meet and greet with coffee and desserts provided
  • 7:00 — 7:10 p.m. Brief overview of Senator Little’s year in office
  • 7:10 — 8:00 p.m. Questions and answers

Where: Northfield Public Library, located at 210 Washington St., Northfield, MN 55057

For those who plan to attend, please RSVP by email to

For those who are unable to attend but are interested in contacting their senator, Sen. Little can be reached at or by calling his office at (651) 296-5252.