MN Secure Choice Retirement Act

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.

Sen. Pappas to Speak at the International Women’s Day ERA Press Conference

St. Paul, Minn.—State Senator Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) is participating in the International Woman’s Day at the capitol in conjunction with the Women’s March Minnesota.  She will be speaking at a press conference to discuss ERA Minnesota’s legislative agenda.

WHO:             Senator Sandy Pappas, Betty Folliard (President of ERA Minnesota), and women legislators from across the state. 

WHAT:           2017 ERA Minnesota Legislative Agenda

WHEN:           11:00 a.m. — Wednesday, March 8, 2017

WHERE:         Capitol Press Room (B971)


In addition to the press conference, women from around the state are invited to come to the State Capitol to visit legislator’s offices to carry the message that women’s rights are human rights. At 11:30 a.m. visitors, legislators, and staff will be standing together on the state capitol steps for a photo with legislators and staff.

“I am proud to be the chief author of a Senate resolution memorializing Congress to remove the deadline on the Equal Rights Amendment,” Sen. Pappas said. “The absence of an Equal Rights Amendment is a simple matter of equal access to justice in America.”

If you would like to interview Sen. Pappas before the event, please contact her at (651) 296-1802 or sen.sandra.pappas@senate.mn.


St. Paul Jewish Community Center Bomb Threat

State Senator Sandra Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) released the following statement in response to the Feb. 20, 2017 bomb threat to the St. Paul Jewish Community Center in Highland Park.