Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Senate Ethics Complaint Resolution Process Moves Forward

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said today members of the Senate Subcommittee on Ethical Conduct are moving forward to consider an ethics complaint filed against Senator Nicole Mitchell (DFL-Woodbury)

Leader Murphy issued the following statement:

“The Senate DFL Caucus takes legislative ethics seriously, both as a matter of professional conduct and to uphold the public trust. We also value due process.  The members of the Senate Subcommittee on Ethical Conduct are working with Senator Mitchell and the complainants to set a hearing date within the 30-day window prescribed by Senate rules. That hearing is the proper venue for the resolution of this matter. Outside of that process, we look forward to continuing the important work of passing legislation that improves the lives of the people of Minnesota.”

Erin Murphy represents Senate District 64, which includes portions of the Saint Paul community.

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