Sen. Tomassoni Invites Volkswagen to Minnesota for Second Time

ST. PAUL, Minn. – In response to a Tennessee lawmaker’s harsh anti-union rhetoric while referring to a Volkswagen plant’s recent expansion plans, Sen. David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) has sent an open letter to the President and CEO of Volkswagen. The letter urges Volkswagen to consider moving to Minnesota, where we value companies and the workforce’s that […] Read more

Legislation Aims to Help Minnesotans with Mental Illness

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Monday the Senate Environment and Economic Development Committee heard emotional testimony about the power of a state program that helps persons with mental illness find employment. The current DEED-funded Individual Placement and Support (IPS) employment programs have a proven model of success in helping people with mental illness find meaningful […] Read more

Sen. Tomassoni’s Dedication to Tourism Wins Him 2015 ‘Tourism Leadership Award’

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The Minnesota Tourism Growth Coalition recently thanked Sen. David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm), Chair of the Senate Environment and Economic Development committee, for his tireless work on helping raise tourism funding during the last 2013-2014 Legislative sessions. The Coalition awarded Tomassoni with its 2015 Tourism Leadership Award during the Minnesota Tourism Conference at the […] Read more

10-month-old Chisholm Resident Inspires Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thanks to the efforts of a Chisholm-area mother of two young girls, next week (Feb. 7-14) has been proclaimed “Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week” by Gov. Mark Dayton. Kelly Lambert wrote to Sen. David Tomassoni’s (DFL-Chisholm) office last month sharing her 10-month-old daughter Jaci’s story of open heart surgery at the […] Read more