Senator Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy represents Senate District 64, which includes portions of the Saint Paul community. Learn more about Sen. Murphy. Read more news from Sen. Murphy.

Entire Senate DFL Caucus Signs on to Support Students of All Faiths

Thank you for your work to ensure that all Minnesotans voices and perspectives are heard in our state legislature. As we work for the good of all Minnesotans, we write to strongly encourage you to support legislation that we will be introducing alongside Representative Hodan Hassan. This bill makes small changes to ensure that all Minnesotans have full access to the religious freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Minnesota.

Senate Republicans penalize communities that have Local Government Aid

On the Senate floor today, Senate Republicans passed a bill that ties Local Government Aid (LGA) to mutual aid agreements and reimbursements. The state distributes LGA to cities across Minnesota for general purposes, and it is used by cities to provide basic community services, such as public safety, fire and public works. It has also been used as a mechanism to offer cities property tax relief.