Senator Judy Seeberger

Senator Judy Seeberger represents Senate District 41 which includes Afton, Cottage Grove, Hastings, and Lake Elmo. She is vice chair of the Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee, and serves on the Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development Committee as well as the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee. Learn more about Sen. Seeberger.

Senator Judy Seeberger Votes Yes for Judiciary and Public Safety Conference Committee Report

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Senate passed the Judiciary and Public Safety Conference Committee Report in a 34-33 vote Friday, which includes $880 million in new funding for proven measures and policies to improve safety and reduce crime for Minnesota communities. Senator Judy Seeberger (DFL-Afton) served on the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee and on the conference committee to craft the final bill.

Governor Tim Walz signs Senator Judy Seeberger’s Refinery Safety Bill into Law

SAINT PAUL, MINN. – On Tuesday, Governor Walz signed into law Senator Judy Seeberger’s legislation requiring the use of skilled contractors at Minnesota refineries. The legislation will help prevent catastrophic accidents, protect workers, and ensure communities are kept safe. Senator Seeberger was in attendance as the bill was signed into law at the Steamfitters and Pipefitters Local 455 Headquarters. 

Statement on the Death of Amara Strande and PFAS Legislation

SAINT PAUL, MN – Amara Strande died April 14 at the age of 20 after a long battle with cancer. Strande grew up in Oakdale, graduated from Tartan High School and was enrolled at Augsburg University, where she majored in Music Production. As a teenager, Strande was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer resulting in tumors throughout her body. Strande had been exposed to per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS), also known as “forever chemicals,” which were manufactured at a nearby 3M plant and leached into the water supply. Amara became an outspoken advocate for legislation to ban almost all uses of PFAS chemicals in consumer products and to require companies to disclose their use to the public, which included testifying before the Senate Environment and Climate Committee on March 2.

Senator Judy Seeberger Votes Yes to Pass First Five Budget Bills of 2023 Legislative Session

Bills prioritize Minnesota workers, public safety, economic development, and consumer protection 

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Senate passed its first five budget bills of the 2023 Legislative Session this week, with a focus on reducing costs, protecting consumers and workers, creating good-paying jobs, and ensuring all Minnesotans have safe and thriving communities.