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.
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL – Cottage Grove) announced today that she was elected as the Secretary of the Executive Committee for the National Council of Legislators From Gaming States (NCLGS). Sen. Bigham said she was recently elected by state legislators from… Read More »Senator Karla Bigham Elected to National Gaming Committee
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL – Cottage Grove) said that two of the bipartisan bills that she co-authored during the 2022 legislative session were signed into law by Governor Tim Walz on Monday
Senator Karla Bigham Says 3M’s Repeated Disregard for The Health and Safety of Cottage Grove Residents is Unacceptable
Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) said today that 3M’s repeated disregard for laws that protect Minnesotans from the dangers of hazardous waste generated at its Cottage Grove facility is unacceptable and said the state should explore increasing penalties for such behavior.
Senator Karla Bigham Praises Bipartisan Cooperation on Hard-Fought Deal to Pay Frontline Workers, Replenish Unemployment Trust Fund
The Minnesota Senate passed a bill Friday afternoon to issue direct payments to Minnesota’s frontline workers and prevent a tax increase on businesses by replenishing the state’s unemployment trust fund. Following the passage of the bill, Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) issued the following statement:
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.