In honor of her work in the 2022 legislative session, Senator Linsey Port (DFL-Burnsville) has been recognized as a Legislator of Distinction by the League of Minnesota Cities. The honor recognizes legislators for specific city-friendly actions during the 2022 legislative session.
In a news report Thursday, it was revealed that the principal of Eagle Ridge Middle School of ISD 191 in Savage was arrested on the suspicion of the sexual exploitation of minors. Thankfully, at this time there is no indication that any District 191 students were involved in the situation.
Following the release of a draft opinion by the U.S. Supreme Court signaling a decision has been made to overturn Roe v. Wade, the co-chairs of the Reproductive Freedom Caucus, Senators Mary Kunesh, Lindsey Port, Jen McEwen, and Representatives Jamie Becker-Finn, Kelly Morrison, and Athena Hollins, issued the following statement:
Today, during the Senate floor session, I experienced a medical situation that caused me to be taken to Region’s Hospital for a full and thorough examination. I am in stable condition and expect to be discharged soon.
At the opening of the 2022 Legislative Session, the co-chairs of the Reproductive Freedom Caucus, Senators Mary Kunesh, Lindsey Port, Jen McEwen, and Representatives Jamie Becker-Finn, Kelly Morrison, and Athena Hollins, issued the following statement.
This week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) added 305 bodies of water to the impaired waters list for a total of 2,904 bodies with 6,168 existing impairments across the state of Minnesota. This list included PFAS contamination found in bodies of water in Greater Minnesota.