Senator Franzen

Melisa Franzen represents District 49 in the southwest Twin Cities metropolitan area. Learn more about Sen. Franzen. Read more news from Sen. Franzen.

Minnesota Senate passes critical COVID-19 relief legislation

The Minnesota Senate passed a $217 million COVID-19 relief bill that will assist small businesses across the state, provide relief through direct grants to businesses and counties, and a thirteen-week extension for unemployment insurance benefits. After voting in favor of the bill, Senator Melisa Franzen issued the following statement.

Edina lawmakers statement on prioritization of vaccinations for educators

Following remarks from Republican legislative leaders on allowing the Minnesota Legislature to be given priority consideration for a COVID-19 vaccine, State Representative Heather Edelson (DFL-Edina) and State Senator Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina) released the following statement: “As legislators and mothers of young… Read More »Edina lawmakers statement on prioritization of vaccinations for educators