Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) introduced the Boundary Waters Permanent Protections Bill (S.F. 763) Monday, to create protections for the Boundary Waters and the Rainy River Watershed by banning sulfide-ore copper mining on state-owned land.
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.
The 2021 Legislative Session began Tuesday, January 5 with the swearing-in of 67 new and returning members of the Minnesota Senate, including State Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) who will be serving his second term in office.
The State Government Finance and Policy and Elections Committee held a hearing Tuesday under the pretense of reviewing the security of Minnesota’s November Election. In response to the Republican effort to spread disinformation about the election, the DFL members of the committee released the following statement.
The Minnesota Senate passed a $1.87 billion economic development package that will create jobs, invest in critical state infrastructure, and help Minnesota recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation invests $1.879 billion toward public assets such as… Read More »Senator Cwodzinski Votes Yes for Economic Development, Local Jobs and Public Safety
A survey released by Education Minnesota revealed that 29% of Minnesota’s educators have considered quitting or retiring from teaching, with 79% of all educators feeling stressed because of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Minnesota’s classrooms. Additionally, 73% of… Read More »Senator Cwodzinski Statement on Education Minnesota Teaching Survey