Senator Scott Dibble

Scott Dibble represents District 61, which includes portions of the city of Minneapolis in Hennepin County. Learn more about Sen. Dibble. Read more news from Sen. Dibble.

Senate Passes Senator Scott Dibble’s Critical Investment in Transportation

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Sunday, Senate Transportation Chair Senator Scott Dibble (DFL-Minneapolis) ushered a transformational transportation budget through the Senate. The budget addresses the needs for long-awaited, long-term investments in transportation across the state. The bill addresses Minnesota’s crumbling infrastructure by providing ongoing funds for transit, roads, and bridges. It is an important advance in combatting climate change. It ensures everyone, no matter who they are or where they live has access to where they need to go.

Senate Queer Caucus Celebrates Victories for LGBTQ+ Rights and Reproductive Health Care

Senate Passes Trans Refuge Bill, Conversion “Therapy” Ban, and Reproductive Freedom Defense Act in Landmark Day for Justice and Autonomy

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Friday, the Minnesota Senate passed three bills that protect Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ community by banning torture by conversion “therapy” (HF 16); defending health care providers and people seeking reproductive health care (HF 366); and protecting trans youth and their families from out-of-state attacks on gender-affirming health care (HF 146).

Representative Frank Hornstein and Senator Scott Dibble Statement on the Office of the Legislative Auditor Presentation on Southwest Light Rail Transit

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, the Legislative Audit Commission heard a presentation of findings from the Office of the Legislative Auditor on the Southwest Light Rail Transit Construction: Metropolitan Council Decision Making. The presentation revealed that from the time construction commenced to current day, the project has increased by 38% and delayed by several years, a sign of a troubled project.

Tuition-Free College Passes in Senate Higher Education Committee

Bill would help nearly 60,000 Minnesotans attend college without tuition or fees

SAINT PAUL, MN – A bill to create a tuition-free college program for tens of thousands of middle- and low-income Minnesota students passed the Senate Higher Education Committee on Tuesday. The legislation would fund grants for all Minnesota resident students with a family adjusted gross income of $120,000 or less. Prior to the hearing, several DFL Senators spoke in favor of the proposal.