On January 6, 2021, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., vandalized public buildings, endangered the lives of lawmakers, staff, and the general public, and jeopardized the peaceful transfer of Presidential power.
Sen. Patricia Torres Ray elected as the Minnesota Senate Chair of the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus
Minnesota State Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL-Minneapolis) has been elected as chair of the Minnesota Senate People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus. The Caucus priority is to make Minnesota a better, more equitable place to live by focusing on eliminating disparities across the state.
On Friday, September 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. Today, on the day of her memorial at the United States Capitol, the women of the Senate DFL caucus released the following joint… Read More »Senate DFL Women Remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Members of the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus in the Minnesota Legislature issued the following statement in response to Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka’s Thursday morning press conference.
Today, on the last day of special session, after Republican inaction on meaningful criminal justice legislation Senate members of the POCI caucus released the following joint statement.
Senator Torres Ray: Partisan politics has no place passing criminal justice reforms for our communities
Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL-Minneapolis) released the following statement in response to Senate Republican’s weak criminal justice reform bill passed off the floor today.