Senator Sandy Pappas

Sandy Pappas represents District 65, which includes portions of Saint Paul in Ramsey County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Learn more about Sen. Pappas. Read more news from Sen. Pappas.

Sen. Sandy Pappas Celebrates 10 Years of the Women’s Economic Security Act  

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On May 13, Senator Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) joined advocates and officials to celebrate a decade since the Women’s Economic Security Act (WESA) was signed into law, protecting and promoting opportunities for women in the workplace. Officials from the… Read More »Sen. Sandy Pappas Celebrates 10 Years of the Women’s Economic Security Act  

Legislators, Mayors, Law Enforcement Tout ‘Comprehensive’ Legislation on Copper Wire Theft

Bill Will Legitimize Market, Reduce Demand for Stolen Material ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, State Senator Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) and Representative Athena Hollins (DFL-St. Paul) joined Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, West Saint Paul Mayor Dave Napier, St.… Read More »Legislators, Mayors, Law Enforcement Tout ‘Comprehensive’ Legislation on Copper Wire Theft

Senator Sandy Pappas Ushers Midwifery Bill to Bipartisan Passage in Senate

Legislation Will Ease Midwives’ Access to Necessary Medications

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Feb. 29, Senator Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) ushered a bill to passage on the Senate floor which clarifies state statute around licensed midwives’ ability to obtain medications they use within the scope of their practice (SF 3546). The bill passed unanimously, 65-0.

Senator Sandy Pappas Successfully Pushes $2.3 Billion Infrastructure and Jobs Package to Passage

Statewide Investments Will Energize Economy and Strengthen Minnesota’s Water, Transit, and Community Infrastructure

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On the final day of the 2023 legislative session, Senate Capital Investment Committee Chair Senator Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) ushered a monumental infrastructure and jobs package to passage on the Senate floor. A combined $2.3 billion in bonds (HF 669) and cash funding (HF 670) will be put to work improving and expanding upon Minnesota’s state assets, including road and bridge projects, water and waste treatment improvements, construction on state colleges and universities, local governments, and funding for proven community groups and nonprofits. These bills will bring thousands of well-paying jobs to Minnesota, in addition to the future economic opportunities offered by the projects themselves.