Taking on Big Money in Politics

Putting the everyday concerns of Minnesotans above high-powered, big-money special interests is the focus of a sweeping package of government ethics and campaign finance reform bills introduced this week by Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville), the author of Minnesota’s longstanding lobbyist Gift Ban.

Anti-Poverty Legislative Package Introduced

A legislative package increasing the state’s minimum wage to $16/hr, raise the Minnesota Family Investment Program Grant, fully fund the Child Care Assistance Program, and double the Working Family Tax Credit were introduced by Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville) and Representative Carlos Mariani (DFL-St. Paul).