Minnesotans elected a Senate DFL Majority because they want a state government that will fight for the values we all share and deliver results. The Senate DFL is advancing policies and legislation that will move Minnesota forward. 

Building an economy that works for all Minnesotans

  • Senate DFLers are fighting for a level playing field for working Minnesotans, small businesses, and family farmers. 

  • In 2023 we passed legislation that protects workers and helps grow the middle class. 

  • We invested in the unique needs of communities, whether they’re rural, suburban, urban, or tribal. 

  • We delivered $2.6 billion in funding for public works projects across the state that will revitalize our communities, strengthen our infrastructure, and create jobs across Minnesota. 

Paid Family and Medical Leave
Earned Sick and Safe Time
Driver’s License for All
CROWN Act
Infrastructure and Investment Act
Refinery Safety Standards
Meatpackers workplace safety
Construction Worker Wage Theft Protections
Unemployment for school workers
PROMISE Act
Capital Investment Bill
Aids to local governments
Federal infrastructure investment matching funds
Comprehensive transportation funding
High-speed Broadband investments statewide

 

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Protecting Rights, Expanding Freedoms, and Defending Democracy

  • We protected and expanded the fundamental rights of Minnesotans, to receive the care they need to live full lives, including guaranteeing the right to abortion and reproductive health care.  

  • We continue to fight on behalf of racial, gender, and disability justice. 

  • We will always work to protect our democracy from those who seek to undermine it. 

Protect Reproductive Options Act aka “PRO” Act
Reproductive Freedom Defense Act
Banning Conversion Therapy
Legalization of Adult-Use Cannabis and record expungement
Democracy for the People Act
Restore the Vote
Driver’s Licenses for All
Veteran’s Restorative Justice Act
Juneteenth as a State Holiday
Establishing protections for gender affirming care
Campaign Finance Reform
Strengthening Lobbyist Reporting Requirements
Expanded Access to Early Voting 
Automatic Voter Registration options 
Multilingual Voter Information Requirements

 

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Lowering costs and bringing stability to Minnesotans

  • We delivered historic investments in the needs of our communities in areas like education, health care, housing, childcare, and public safety, and passed a balanced budget without a special session. 

  • We delivered $3 billion in tax relief, the largest package of tax relief in state history that will help seniors, renters, homeowners, working families, and provides direct rebate checks to Minnesotans. 

$3 billion in new tax benefits to Minnesotans
Universal School Meals
Unemployment Extension for Northshore Miners
Emergency Rental Assistance
Rural Finance Authority loans for farmers
Emergency Food Shelf Funding
Largest investment in Housing in state history
Child care access & affordability
Targeted tax relief
Secure Choice Retirement Act
Social Security tax relief, property tax relief,
Banned Price Gouging
Capped Payday Lending
Prescription Drug Affordability Board
Homeless Youth Act
Caregivers Stabilization Act

 

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Ensuring safe communities, strong schools, and a healthy climate

  • The Senate DFL invested in proven solutions to make Minnesotans feel safe, help our students, and protect our environment. No matter where you live or what you look like, you deserve a fair chance at success. 

  • We will support our students and teachers to expand Minnesota’s tradition of educational excellence to ensure inclusion of all students. 

  • We delivered for younger Minnesotans, from ensuring that no child goes hungry in our schools to taking bold action against climate change to banning the barbaric practice of conversion therapy. 

$300 in Public Safety Aid to cities, counties and townships
Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention
Extreme Risk Protection Orders
Expanded Background Checks for Firearms
Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act
Emergency Medical Services and rural ambulance service
Funding for Attorney General Criminal Enforcement Division
Universal School Meals
Judicial Branch funding for public defenders
Special Education Funding stabilization,
Student Support Personnel Aid – school counselor funding
Teacher Recruitment and diversification
100% Clean Energy by 2040,
Lead Hazard reduction
clean water

 

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Other legislation passed this session

 

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