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.

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.

Senator Liz Boldon Votes Yes for Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

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.

Senator Liz Boldon Votes Yes for Paid Family and Medical Leave

Program would make Minnesota 12th state to offer statewide leave program; would provide up to 20 weeks of leave for Minnesotans to care for themselves or loved ones

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota workers will be able to care for a loved one, newborn child, or themselves with 12 weeks of leave thanks to passage of a statewide Paid Family and Medical Leave program Monday in a 34-33 vote.

Governor Tim Walz signs Senator Liz Boldon’s Democracy for the People Act into Law

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesotans will have an easier time voting, better protections at the polling place, and more transparency in campaign finance thanks to Governor Tim Walz signing into law the Democracy for the People Act Friday. The legislation, chief authored in the Senate by Senator Liz Boldon (DFL-Rochester) and in the House by Representative Emma Greenman (DFL-Minneapolis), is a transformational package of reforms that will strengthen Minnesota’s democracy.