As the author of Minnesota’s Dream Act, I am deeply saddened by our heartless and cruel administration that stole away promises for young adults to achieve the American Dream.
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
This Friday, April 28, legislative conference committees will release their negotiated budget targets.
State Senator Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) voted against a preemption measure today that would prohibit the enactment of labor compensation/benefits at the local level.
Sen. Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) and Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn (DFL-Roseville) along with small business owners, AARP, SEIU, and numerous stakeholders unveiled the Minnesota Secure Choice Retirement Act, a real solution to address the uncertainty regarding saving for retirement.