Senator Susan Kent

Susan Kent represents District 53 in the eastern Twin Cities metropolitan area. Learn more about Sen. Kent. Read more news from Sen. Kent.

Senate DFLers Statement on Transportation Budget Bill

On Tuesday evening, the Senate Transportation and Finance Committee advanced their omnibus budget bill on a party-line vote. The legislation, S.F. 1154, falls woefully short of addressing the needs of Minnesota’s transportation network by restricting the ability of Minnesota to access federal funds for infrastructure upgrades, blocks investments necessary to prepare for electric vehicles, exacerbates inequality, and ignores efforts to mitigate climate change.

Senator Susan Kent and Senator Lindsey Port call for action to protect Minnesota’s consumers and small businesses

On Monday, the Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee held its final scheduled hearing of the 2022 Legislative Session. With just nine days until the third legislative deadline, we’ve effectively missed the opportunity to make a difference on issues like catalytic converter theft, price gouging, consumer protection, and other bills that would lower costs and protect Minnesotans.

Senator Susan Kent Statement on November Budget Forecast

This forecast is positive news for Minnesota and presents us with an historic opportunity to make thoughtful decisions to help those who have struggled most during this pandemic – our frontline workers, families, and small businesses. Let’s support working families with investments in accessible childcare, affordable housing, and health care