Senator Karla Bigham

Karla Bigham represents District 54 in the southeast Twin Cities metro, including parts of Dakota and Washington counties. Learn more about Sen. Bigham. Read more news from Sen. Bigham.

Senator Karla Bigham Calls For Special Legislative Session To Complete Work on Public Safety Bill

Senator Karla Bigham (DFL – Cottage Grove) told a Minnesota Police and Peace Officer Association (MPPOA) Violent Crime Summit on Tuesday that violent crime would be reduced across Minnesota if state lawmakers returned to the Capitol in a special session to finish a public safety bill that was close to being finished when the Legislature adjourned in May.

Senate DFL Leader Melisa López Franzen Raises Conflict-of-Interest Concerns in Republican Leader’s Role in Overturning Bipartisan Vote to Protect Minnesota’s Wild Deer Population 

Senate DFL Leader Melisa López Franzen (DFL-Edina) raised conflict-of-interest concerns after the Senate Majority Leader abruptly recessed the Senate Wednesday to allow the Republican Majority to meet behind closed doors to discuss overturning a successful bipartisan amendment aimed at fighting the spread of CWD in Minnesota’s wild deer population.