Senator Rob Kupec

Senator Rob Kupec represents Senate District 4, which includes Becker and Clay County. He is vice chair of the Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development Committee, and serves on the Health and Human Services Committee, Higher Education Committee, and Labor Committee.

Senator Kupec Champions Rail Safety Legislation in Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday

Three bills would reduce likelihood of derailments and protect Minnesotans [SAINT PAUL, MN] — Senator Rob Kupec (DFL-Moorhead) presented three bills in the Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday to help address growing concerns around rail safety in Minnesota.  “Hundreds of trains travel… Read More »Senator Kupec Champions Rail Safety Legislation in Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday

Senator Rob Kupec Praises $4 Billion Tax Cut Bill

Moorhead Senator Offered Amendment to Fully Repeal Social Security Tax

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, the Minnesota Senate passed an omnibus tax bill that provides more than $4 billion in tax cuts, the largest such bill in state history. The bill includes significant targeted tax relief for seniors, families, homeowners, and farmers. Another piece of the bill designates $325 in funding for cities and counties to pay for public safety measures.

Senator Rob Kupec’s Grain Indemnity Bill Heard and Passed in Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development Committee

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, Senator Rob Kupec’s (DFL-Moorhead) Grain Indemnity Bill was heard and passed in the Agriculture Committee. This bill would appropriate $15 million to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture for the establishment of a rainy-day fund for farmers if a grain elevator failure were to occur. In response, Senator Rob Kupec (DFL-Moorhead), released the following statement:

Senator Rob Kupec’s Digital Fair Repair Bill Passed in Commerce Committee

A bill to allow consumers the right to seek repair services for electronic equipment independent from the original manufacturer 

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, Senator Rob Kupec’s (DFL-Moorhead) Digital Fair Repair Bill was heard and passed in the Commerce Committee. This bill would allow independent repair companies access to repair information so consumers can seek repair options outside of the original manufacturer. In response, Senator Rob Kupec (DFL-Moorhead), released the following statement: