Senator Lindsey Port

Lindsey Port represents Senate District 55, which covers the communities of Burnsville, Savage, and the northwest part of Lakeville. Learn more about Sen. Port. Read more news from Sen. Port.

Minnesota Senate Approves $50 million for Emergency Rental Assistance

Senator Lindsey Port’s legislation will immediately help Minnesota families facing eviction

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Senate passed Senator Lindsey Port’s (DFL-Burnsville) legislation (HF 1440) providing $50 million in emergency rental assistance to the state’s Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program today in a bipartisan vote of 42-21. The funding will be immediately available to help keep families across the state in their homes.

Senate Housing and Homelessness Prevention Committee Advances Legislation Providing $100 million for Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Senate Housing and Homelessness Prevention Committee advanced legislation providing $100 million to support families, children, and Minnesotans across the state who are at risk or are currently experiencing homelessness Tuesday. The legislation (SF 1367) will offer immediate help in stabilizing housing for people across Minnesota said chief author Senator Lindsey Port (DFL-Burnsville). 

Reproductive Freedom Caucus Statement on Passage of the PRO Act

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – By a vote of 34-33, the Minnesota Senate passed the PRO Act (HF 1/ SF 1) Saturday morning, enshrining the right of Minnesotans to make autonomous decisions about their own reproductive health. This historic legislation is the first step towards ensuring that every Minnesotan can access the full spectrum of reproductive healthcare they need.