ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, Senator Liz Boldon(DFL-Rochester) announced that Minnesota Housing’s Workforce Housing Development Program is now open for applications. Under this program, nearly $40 million will be targeted towards meeting housing needs in Greater Minnesota – an amount that vastly exceeds levels allocated by previous legislative majorities.
Senator Liz Boldon
Senator Liz Boldon represents Senate District 25 which includes Rochester and Oronoco. She is vice chair of the Housing and Homelessness Prevention Committee, and serves on the Education Policy Committee, Elections Committee, and Health and Human Services Committee.
Ahead of third anniversary of the deadly January 6 insurrection, Inclusive Democracy Caucus calls for renewed commitment to democracy in 2024
Together with Minnesotans and our colleagues in the Inclusive Democracy Caucus, we will continue to build on our work in 2023 to improve and strengthen people-powered representative democracy, not undermine or limit it.”
Legislation is a first step in ensuring nurse and patient safety in Minnesota hospitals
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On the last day of the 2023 Legislative Senate Monday, the Senate passed a bipartisan package aimed to help the difficult situation facing nurses across the state. The package, called the Nurse and Patient Safety Act, passed in a bipartisan vote of 40-25.
$3 billion includes renters credit, child tax credit, public safety, and help for fixed income seniors
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – In a 34-33 vote Sunday, the Senate passed a tax bill that will deliver $3 billion back to Minnesotans in tax credits and rebates with a focus on working families, seniors, and property tax relief.
Senator Liz Boldon Votes Yes to Approve Legalization of Adult-Use Cannabis and Expungement for Tens of Thousands of Minnesotans
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota will become the 23rd state in the country to have legalized adult-use cannabis following the passage early Saturday morning of HF 100 in a 34-32 vote. The bill paves the way for the creation of a regulated cannabis market and includes the automatic expungement of the criminal records of tens of thousands of Minnesotans with low-level cannabis convictions in their past.
Senate DFL Judiciary and Public Safety budget includes historic funding for judiciary staffing needs, crime prevention efforts, and support for law enforcement partners
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Friday, Senator Liz Boldon (DFL-Rochester) voted yes to pass expanded background checks and extreme risk prevention orders included in the Judiciary and Public Safety Conference Committee Report. These widely supported gun violence prevention measures have been shown to reduce rates of gun violence and reduce gun deaths.