SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) released the following statement on the contract agreement reached by the Teamsters and Blandin Paper Company in the four-week-old Blandin Paper Strike. “I don’t know the details but was pleased… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Dziedzic Encouraged by Contract Agreement in Blandin Paper Strike
First round of over $1 million in aid arrives to Sen. Mann’s district
SAINT PAUL, MINN. – Senator Alice Mann (DFL-Edina) announced that on August 1, local nursing homes received the first of two rounds of significant funding from the state to help stabilize their finances. This package is the result of a bipartisan agreement to provide economic assistance to nursing homes that are facing financial hardship.
Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Says Tentative Contract Agreement Between Teamsters and UPS is Good for Everyone, and for MN Economy
Says Collective Bargaining Process Worked to Reach Agreement and Avert Strike that Would Have Hit Supply Chains, Businesses and Households Across Minnesota
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) said the tentative contract agreement between UPS and the Teamsters union announced today is great news for 325,000 workers in Mnnesota and across the country, who will see higher wages and improved working conditions, and for the company, which will maintain a top-quality workforce. She said the agreement will not only avert a crippling strike, but it also shows that collective bargaining work.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling against the Biden administration’s plan to forgive student loan debt for more than 40 million Americans. Under the program struck down by the court, borrowers would have been eligible for up to $10,000 of relief, or $20,000 for recipients of a Pell Grant.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Former Senate District 44 Senator Phyllis W. McQuaid passed away at the age of 95 on Wednesday, June 7 in St. Louis Park. McQuaid represented St. Louis Park and the surrounding area in the Minnesota Senate… Read More »Senator Ron Latz Statement on the Passage of former Senator Phyllis McQuaid
Senator John Hoffman Celebrates More Than $170 Million in Capital Investment and Infrastructure Funding
SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Earlier this month, Governor Tim Walz signed a $2.6 billion capital investment package and a $1 billion transportation budget to fund construction, renovation, and redevelopment projects. Senator John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin), who authored or co-authored bills that combined for more than $170 million, welcomed the bills being signed into law as a major victory for his district and the state.