Sen. Torres Ray

Senate DFL Announces 2021 Legislative Priorities

As the most diverse caucus in the history of the Minnesota Senate, Senate DFLers offer a vision for a better Minnesota with priorities that will improve people’s lives and protect their fundamental rights. Members of the Senate DFL held a press conference to announce their priorities for the 2021 legislative session and released the following statement:

Senate DFL Announces 2021 Legislative Priorities

Senator Kent, Senator Port, Senator Wiger, Senator Torres Ray, Senator Carlson and Senator Frentz will convene a press conference to discuss Senate DFL Priorities for the 2021 legislative session. The press conference will occur virtually on Wednesday, February 17, starting at 10:00 a.m. They will be discussing the Senate… Read More »Senate DFL Announces 2021 Legislative Priorities

Senate Republicans penalize communities that have Local Government Aid

On the Senate floor today, Senate Republicans passed a bill that will cut public safety budgets by penalizing communities that have Local Government Aid (LGA). The state distributes LGA to cities across Minnesota for general purposes, and it is used by cities to provide basic community services, such as public safety, fire and public works. It has also been used as a mechanism to offer cities property tax relief.