Senator John Marty

John Marty represents Roseville, Shoreview, Arden Hills, Mounds View and New Brighton. Learn more about Sen. Marty. Read more news from Sen. Marty.

DFL Senators Introduce Consumer Protection Agenda

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, the Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee will begin the work of advancing bills that represent consumer interests. Priorities the committee will hear this week include bills to curb the recent rise in stolen catalytic converters, increase penalties on illegal robocalls, and prevent price-gouging on prescription drugs. 

Bill to Address Escalating Catalytic Converter Thefts Blocked by Senate Republicans

Today, Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville) made a motion to bring a bill to address escalating theft of catalytic converters – an urgent problem across Minnesota, to the Senate floor for debate. Instead of giving the legislature the chance to debate and pass this bill, Senate Republicans blocked the motion. In response, Senator Marty released the following statement: