Senator Aric Putnam

Aric Putnam represents Senate District 14, which covers the communities of St. Cloud, Waite Park, St. Augusta, Haven, and Minden Townships. Learn more about Sen. Putnam. Read more news from Sen. Putnam.

Senator Aric Putnam’s Legislation to Fund St. Cloud EMS Facility Included in Senate Education Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In the early hours of Tuesday, May 7, the Minnesota Senate passed HF 5237, the Education supplemental budget bill. The bill included a provision authored by Senator Aric Putnam (DFL-St. Cloud) to provide a $250,000 grant to St. Cloud Area… Read More »Senator Aric Putnam’s Legislation to Fund St. Cloud EMS Facility Included in Senate Education Bill

Senator Aric Putnam Leads Senate Passage of Bipartisan Agriculture Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, the Minnesota Senate passed SF 4942, the Agriculture, Commerce, Energy omnibus budget bill. The agriculture portion of the bill, authored by Agriculture, Broadband and Rural Development Committee Chair Senator Aric Putnam (DFL – St. Cloud), includes bipartisan legislation that invests in… Read More »Senator Aric Putnam Leads Senate Passage of Bipartisan Agriculture Bill

Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Aric Putnam’s Omnibus Policy Bill to Bolster Minnesota’s Agriculture Industry Passes with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support 

SAINT PAUL, Minn.– On Thursday, the Senate passed the omnibus agriculture, broadband, and rural development omnibus policy bill (SF 4225) authored by Senator Aric Putnam (DFL-St. Cloud) with bipartisan support.  “Today, we passed a great bill that reflects the tremendous bipartisan work… Read More »Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Aric Putnam’s Omnibus Policy Bill to Bolster Minnesota’s Agriculture Industry Passes with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support 

Senator Aric Putnam Wins ‘Service to Agriculture’ Award for Work in 2023 to Enhance Livelihood of Minnesota Farmers and Rural Communities

Senator Recognized at MN Farmers Union 2023 Annual Convention 

St. Paul, MN – Senator Aric Putnam (DFL-St. Cloud) received the 2023 Service to Agriculture Award from the Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) for his work to enhance the livelihood and well-being of family farmers, ranchers, and rural communities across Minnesota.

Senator Aric Putnam Delivers Over $18 Million in State Funds for Greater St. Cloud Area

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, the Senate approved $18.4 million in funding for the Greater St. Cloud area as a part of a bipartisan bonding package. The bonding package included resources to construct the Greater River Children’s Museum in St. Cloud, to upgrade of the St. Cloud Regional Airport, to renovate CentraCare Health System’s University of Minnesota Medical School Campus in St. Cloud, and to continue the redevelopment of the Waite Park Quarry amphitheater. After voting to pass the bonding bills, Senator Aric Putnam (DFL-St. Cloud) released the following statement: