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Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Senate Confirms Matt Varilek as DEED Commissioner

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said today the Senate has unanimously confirmed Matt Varilek as Commissioner of the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). “Matt Varilek has already shown he has the experience, understanding and the talent… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Senate Confirms Matt Varilek as DEED Commissioner

State Transportation Leaders Call on Railroad Companies to Honor State Law and Commitment to Public Safety

St. Paul, Minn. – The 2023 Transportation Omnibus Bill included changes in state law reinstating assessments to railroads and pipeline companies to be used to pay for emergency preparedness, training, and staffing costs. Despite this new law, railroad companies have… Read More »State Transportation Leaders Call on Railroad Companies to Honor State Law and Commitment to Public Safety

Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Bill Clarifying Role of School Resource Officers Headed to Senate Floor After Final Committee Approval

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said today that the bill clarifying the role of School Resource Officers (SRO) across Minnesota will now head to the Senate floor after it was approved by the… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Bill Clarifying Role of School Resource Officers Headed to Senate Floor After Final Committee Approval