Senator Nick Frentz

Nick Frentz represents Senate District 19, which includes portions of Blue Earth, Le Sueur, and Nicollet counties in the south central part of the state. Learn more about Sen. Frentz. Read more news from Sen. Frentz.

Senator Frentz Releases Statement about the End of the 2021 Legislative Session

On May 17, 2021, the Minnesota Legislature adjourned without passing a two-year state budget. Earlier this morning, Governor Walz, Speaker Hortman and Majority Leader Gazelka announced agreement on joint budget targets, a preliminary step that allows each budget area to begin the work of negotiating specific budget items. A special session to pass budget bills will be required to prevent a full or partial shutdown of state government on July 1st.

Senate passes Commerce and Energy budgets with many key provisions missing

On April 14th, 2021 the Minnesota Senate passed SF 972, an omnibus finance and policy bill containing both commerce and consumer protection and energy provisions. After voting on the bill, Senate DFL Commerce Committee Lead Senator Melisa Franzen (DFL- Edina) and Senate DFL Energy Committee Lead Senator Nick Frentz (DFL- North Mankato) released the following statements:

Senator Frentz statement on Chauvin verdict

It was announced yesterday afternoon that a guilty verdict had been found by the jury in the case of State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin on all three of the counts of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

Entire Senate DFL Caucus Signs on to Support Students of All Faiths

Thank you for your work to ensure that all Minnesotans voices and perspectives are heard in our state legislature. As we work for the good of all Minnesotans, we write to strongly encourage you to support legislation that we will be introducing alongside Representative Hodan Hassan. This bill makes small changes to ensure that all Minnesotans have full access to the religious freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Minnesota.