On Sunday, August 7, F. Gustavo Petro was inaugurated as the President of Colombia. Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL-Minneapolis) was among those invited to attend the inauguration in Bogota, Colombia, and issued the following statement.
On Tuesday, a gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, claiming the lives of 19 children and two teachers that we know of so far. In response, Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL-Minneapolis) released the following statement:
Following a shooting that took place yesterday outside South Education Center in Richfield, MN that claimed the life of one student and injured another, Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL-Minneapolis) released the following statement:
With MMB’s announcement of a historic $7.7 billion surplus, it is evident that Minnesota is being given a tremendous opportunity to invest in our state.
Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL-Minneapolis) announced today that she will not be seeking re-election in 2022. Senator Torres Ray was first elected to the Senate in 2006 and was the first Latina woman to serve in the Minnesota Senate.
This week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) added 305 bodies of water to the impaired waters list for a total of 2,904 bodies with 6,168 existing impairments across the state of Minnesota. This list included PFAS contamination found in bodies of water in Greater Minnesota.