Senator Omar Fateh

Omar Fateh represents Senate District 62, which covers the community of South Minneapolis. Learn more about Sen. Fateh. Read more news from Sen. Fateh.

Senate POCI Caucus Calls for Suspension of Budget Negotiations, Demands Police Accountability Measures

The members of the Senate POCI Caucus believe that the actions taken by the Minnesota Legislature during July 2020, in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, were simply inadequate in protecting the lives of Black Minnesotans. The legislation passed in July and subsequently signed into law would have not prevented the killing of George Floyd, nor did it prevent the killing of Daunte Wright on April 11, 2021.

Legislature’s POCI Caucus and UBLC Condemn Police Shooting of Daunte Wright, Outline Police Accountability Bills

Today, members of the Minnesota Legislature’s People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus and United Black Legislative Caucus (UBLC) discussed the police shooting of Daunte Wright and actions DFL legislators are proposing to improve accountability for law enforcement, including: allowing… Read More »Legislature’s POCI Caucus and UBLC Condemn Police Shooting of Daunte Wright, Outline Police Accountability Bills