ST. PAUL, Minn. – Governor Walz announced the Safe Learning Plan for Minnesota schools Thursday, providing guidance for schools going back to school using one of three models: in-person, distance learning, or a hybrid model. In response, Senator Erik Simonson… Read More »Senator Simonson Statement on Safer Learning Approach for 2020-2021 School Year
The Minnesota Senate adjourned its second Special Session early Monday morning, after having passed a package of policing reforms. However, the Senate adjourned without acting on a bonding bill. In response, Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) released the following statement.
The Minnesota Senate adjourned Saturday morning without completion of work on a bonding bill or significant action on criminal justice and policing reform. In response, Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) released the following statement.
On Tuesday, the Minnesota Senate passed five bills related to police accountability measures in response to the murder of George Floyd. Despite attempts by members of the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus and other DFL members of the Senate to include additional community-led proposals, no additional legislation was considered.
Senator Erik Simonson will be hosting a virtual town hall on Tuesday, June 16 at 6 p.m. to discuss racial justice and police reform.