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 Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Says U of MN Board of Regents Members Chosen By Legislature at Critical Time for University 

Robyn Gulley, Mary Turner, Tadd Johnson, Penny Wheeler Selected in Joint Session of House Senate Monday Evening 

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) said the State Legislature’s selection of four University of Minnesota Board of Regents members Monday evening comes at a critical time for the institution that is so important to the future of the state.

Minnesota Senate POCI Caucus Voices Support for Tennessee Lawmakers Expelled After Gun Reform Protest

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, April 6, Tennessee’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to expel two Black lawmakers, Justin Jones and Justin Pearson—just failing to oust a third representative, Gloria Johnson, by one vote—a week after the three Democrats led a gun reform protest in the chamber. This follows yet another mass shooting at the Covenant School in Nashville that left three 9-year-olds and three adults dead.

DFL Legislators Speak Out on the Increase Teachers of Color Acts

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, the chief authors of the House and Senate Increase Teachers of Color Act bills spoke out on the economic, cultural, and emotional importance of providing robust support for new and current teachers of color in Minnesota schools. Senator Mary Kunesh (DFL-New Brighton), Senator Omar Fateh (DFL-Minneapolis), Representative Hodan Hassan (DFL-Minneapolis) and Representative Alicia Kozlowski (DFL-Duluth)presented their bills to strengthen the Teachers of Color Act in E-12 and higher education and release the following statements: