Senator Patricia Torres Ray

Patricia Torres Ray represents District 63, which includes portions of southeastern Minneapolis and eastern Richfield in Hennepin County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Learn more about Sen. Torres Ray. Read more news from Sen. Torres Ray.

POCI Caucus Statement on Public Safety Accountability

Today, Monday June 28, the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus (POCI) introduced a number of amendments to the Public Safety and Judiciary budget bill. This is in response to the absence of several necessary accountability measures in the current bill language. The POCI Caucus is also calling on Governor Walz to use his executive authority to enact several reforms. The POCI Caucus released the following statement.

Senator Torres Ray condemns human rights violations in Colombia

Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL-Minneapolis), who was born in Colombia and elected as the first Latina to serve in the Minnesota Senate in 2006, is leading national efforts to call on members of Congress, the White House, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Justice to deliver a firm and urgent message to their Colombian counterparts to stop the violent attacks against peaceful protesters in Colombia.