ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two Burnsville police officers and a paramedic were fatally shot, and one other was wounded, in the early morning of Feb. 18 when Burnsville Police, medical services, and other law enforcement agencies responded to a domestic disturbance call.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, the Senate approved $6.89 million in funding for projects authored by Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan) as part of a bipartisan bonding package. The package included $5 million to Dakota County for the Minnesota River Regional Greenway in Fort Snelling State Park and $1.89 million to revamp and revitalize the sacred native land of Oheyawahe-Pilot Knob. After Senator Carlson voted to pass the bonding package, Senator Carlson released the following statement:
ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Friday, the Senate approved the Elections budget Conference Committee Report. The budget will invest in Minnesota’s elections, protect and expand the freedom to vote, and increase disclosure of money in politics. The Elections bill, chief authored by Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan), was incorporated into the State Government budget bill to create the State Government and Elections budget bill.
Senate Elections Committee Chair Jim Carlson Secures Historic Investment to Strengthen Minnesota Elections
ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, the Senate Elections Committee passed its omnibus budget bill (SF 1636), securing $10 million in funding to support elections in Minnesota, expanding voter access, and supporting the Secretary of State Office. Elections Committee Chair Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan) is the chief author of the omnibus budget bill.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, the Minnesota Senate passed Senator Bobby Joe Champion’s bill to restore the right to vote to incarcerated Minnesotans upon completion of their prison sentence. In response, Chair of the Elections Committee Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan) released the following statement:
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, the Democracy for the People Act, which combines several essential pro-democracy proposals into a single package, was passed in the Senate Elections Committee. In response, Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan), Chair of the Elections Committee, released the following statement: