Senator Bobby Joe Champion

Bobby Joe Champion represents District 59, which includes portions of downtown and north Minneapolis in Hennepin County. He is also an attorney. Learn more about Sen. Champion. Read more news from Sen. Champion.

Senate President Bobby Joe Champion’s Historic Family Unity Legislation Re-Passes in Senate 

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Friday, in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, the Minnesota Senate passed the conference committee report of the Minnesota African American Family Preservation and Child Welfare Disproportionality Act, landmark legislation to address disparities in child welfare cases.   “Systematic discrimination… Read More »Senate President Bobby Joe Champion’s Historic Family Unity Legislation Re-Passes in Senate 

Senate President Bobby Joe Champion’s Historic Family Unity Legislation Passes Senate   

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Thursday, the Minnesota Senate passed the Minnesota African American Family Preservation and Child Welfare Disproportionality Act, landmark legislation that will begin ending disparities in separations of families in child welfare cases.   “Systematic discrimination and racial disparities affect… Read More »Senate President Bobby Joe Champion’s Historic Family Unity Legislation Passes Senate   

Senate President Bobby Joe Champion’s Minnesota Voting Rights Act Passes Senate Elections Committee

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Thursday, Senate President Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) presented the Minnesota Voting Rights Act in the Senate Elections Committee. The bill is a response to a ruling by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, which in 2023… Read More »Senate President Bobby Joe Champion’s Minnesota Voting Rights Act Passes Senate Elections Committee