Senator Chris Eaton

Chris Eaton represents District 40, which includes the cities of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park in Hennepin County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Learn more about Sen. Eaton. Read more news from Sen. Eaton.

Members of the Senate DFL support POCI Caucus

On Sunday, April 11, 2021, Daunte Wright was killed by Brooklyn Center police. In response to this devastating event, Senators Isaacson, Wiklund, Johnson Stewart, Eaton, Pappas, Putnam, Dziedzic, Dibble, Carlson, Port, Murphy, Klein, McEwen, Kent, Cwodzinski, Wiger, and Marty release the following statement in support of the Minnesota Senate’s People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus members:

Senate DFL women Senators demand equal rights under the law

The women of the Senate DFL gathered today virtually to rally for Minnesota to finally pass the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The federal Equal Rights Amendment was originally written in 1923 and finally passed by Congress in 1972. Minnesota ratified the ERA one year later in 1973. After nearly 100 years, the ERA bill was passed in the Minnesota House in 2019, but did not make it past the Republican-controlled Senate.

Entire Senate DFL Caucus Signs on to Support Students of All Faiths

Thank you for your work to ensure that all Minnesotans voices and perspectives are heard in our state legislature. As we work for the good of all Minnesotans, we write to strongly encourage you to support legislation that we will be introducing alongside Representative Hodan Hassan. This bill makes small changes to ensure that all Minnesotans have full access to the religious freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Minnesota.

Sen. Chris Eaton supports 2020 Capital Investment and Jobs Legislation

Senator Chris Eaton (DFL-Brooklyn Center) voted for the $1.37 billion Capital Investment Bill on Oct. 15 that provides critical funding to move Minnesota’s economy forward by putting more people to work, making critical investments housing, higher education, and transit. The bonding bill… Read More »Sen. Chris Eaton supports 2020 Capital Investment and Jobs Legislation