Senator Mary Kunesh

Mary K. Kunesh represents Senate District 41, which covers the communities of St. Anthony Village, New Brighton, Hilltop, Columbia Heights, Fridley, and a portion of Spring Lake Park. Learn more about Sen. Kunesh. Read more news from Sen. Kunesh.

Senate DFL announces Assistant Leaders

Senators Nick Frentz (DFL-North Mankato), Mary Kunesh (DFL-New Brighton), and Foung Hawj (DFL-Saint Paul) were elected tonight by the Senate DFL to serve as their assistant leaders alongside their newly elected Leader, Senator Melisa López Franzen (DFL-Edina).

POCI Caucus Statement on Public Safety Accountability

Today, Monday June 28, the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus (POCI) introduced a number of amendments to the Public Safety and Judiciary budget bill. This is in response to the absence of several necessary accountability measures in the current bill language. The POCI Caucus is also calling on Governor Walz to use his executive authority to enact several reforms. The POCI Caucus released the following statement.

Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force wraps up

In advance of the final official meeting of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) Task Force of Minnesota, co-chairs, Nicole Matthews and Senator Mary Kunesh (DFL-New Brighton) reviewed the work by the task force and its report, completed December 2020. The report was presented to the Legislature in January 2021.