Senator Heather Gustafson

Senator Heather Gustafson represents Senate District 36 which includes Centerville, Circle Pines, Lino Lakes, North Oaks, Vadnais Heights, and White Bear Lake. She is vice chair of the Education Finance Committee, and serves on the Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development Committee and the Jobs and Economic Development Committee. Learn more about Sen. Gustafson.

Senator Heather Gustafson Applauds New Federal Drinking Water Standards for Six Individual PFAS

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, April 10, Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL-Vadnais Heights) joined Clean Water Action, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, and community advocates to applaud the Environmental Protection Agency’s new drinking water standards for six individual PFAS that have been linked… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson Applauds New Federal Drinking Water Standards for Six Individual PFAS

Senator Heather Gustafson Introduces Legislation to Bolster School Funding

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, April 4, the Senate Education Finance Committee heard Senate File 3449 and Senate Fille 4184, bills authored by Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL-Vadnais Heights). SF 3449 seeks to address inflationary pressures, which make it more and more difficult to pay staff,… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson Introduces Legislation to Bolster School Funding

Senator Heather Gustafson’s Bill to Ensure Free Milk for Elementary Students Heard in Committee

On Tuesday, the Senate Education Finance Committee heard Senator Heather’ Gustafson’s (DFL – Vadnais Heights) bill to provide milk to elementary school children who bring a lunch from home. “Our 2023 legislation to provide free breakfast and lunch to Minnesota… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson’s Bill to Ensure Free Milk for Elementary Students Heard in Committee

Senator Heather Gustafson’s Bill Improving Accountability Measures for Charter Schools Advances in Senate Education Policy Committee

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL-Vadnais Heights) presented a bill Monday in the Senate Education Policy Committee strengthening state law regarding charter schools to improve compliance and accountability for Minnesota’s 180 charter schools.  “This is an important step… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson’s Bill Improving Accountability Measures for Charter Schools Advances in Senate Education Policy Committee

Senator Heather Gustafson’s Bill to Ban Phone Cases Resembling Firearms Advanced by Senate Commerce Committee

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, the Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee advanced Senator Heather Gustafson’s bill to prohibit cell phone cases that resemble firearms. The cases are designed to look like a firearm, with a handle that resembles… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson’s Bill to Ban Phone Cases Resembling Firearms Advanced by Senate Commerce Committee