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 Issues Statement in Support of the Waits Family

In recent weeks, Minnesotans have come to learn the story of Kelsey Waits, chair of the Hastings School Board. During the 2021 election, a political opponent of Waits outed her transgender child, Kit, on Facebook. As news of this appalling story spread, members of the community have come together to defend trans children and show their support for the Waits family. 

DFL Senators Condemn Racist Assault on Suni Lee

Earlier today, it was reported that Olympic gold medalist Suni Lee was the victim of a racially-motivated attack in October while in Los Angeles taping Dancing with the Stars. In response Assistant Senate DFL Leader Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul), Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove), and Senator John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin) released the following joint statement. 

Senator Bigham appointed to serve on the State Correctional Facilities Security Audit Group

Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) has been appointed by Senate DFL Leader Melisa López Franzen to serve on the State Correctional Facilities Security Audit Group. The group creates security standards for state correctional facilities, reviews inspection reports, and provides recommendations to the… Read More »Senator Bigham appointed to serve on the State Correctional Facilities Security Audit Group