Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) announces today that after serving in the Minnesota Senate for 10 years, she will retire at the end of her term next year and not seek re-election. The decision was based on her need… Read More »Senator Kent announces retirement, stepping down as DFL Leader
After the recent alleged reports of a pattern of domestic abuse by Representative John Thompson, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) released the following statement.
Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) released the following statement after the news of Senator David Tomassoni’s (I-Chisholm) recent ALS diagnosis.
Today, the Minnesota Senate adjourned sine die after an extended special session where Senate Republicans decided to take up a handful of commissioner confirmations. After adjournment, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) released the following statement: “The Senate adjourned sine die today… Read More »Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent statement on finally adjourning sine die
Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent statement on Senate Republicans refusing to adjourn sine die in order to consider commissioner confirmations
Today, the Senate Republicans refused to adjourn the special session, even though the House adjourned sine die, and all of the budget bills have been signed by the governor, including the tax bill. On the Senate floor this morning, it was confirmed that the GOP Majority is planning to take up commissioner confirmations next week and extend the special session indefinitely.
Yesterday, the Minnesota Legislature passed the last of the budget bills to avoid a government shutdown. The governor has now signed all of the budget bills into law. In the early morning hours of July 1, the legislature passed a tax bill and adjourned.