Senator Susan Kent

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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

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent statement on finally adjourning sine die

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.