With a forecasted $7.7 billion budget surplus for the upcoming 2022 Legislative Session, providing housing stability must be a priority according to ranking DFL-lead on the Senate Housing Finance and Policy Committee Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis).
Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) is the lead DFL Senator negotiating legislation to provide funding for addressing homelessness, housing stability and to codify into law Governor Walz’s Executive Order to prevent eviction proceedings during the COVID-19 outbreak. Last Wednesday, Sen. Dziedzic participated in a media availability today to highlight the urgency and encourage Senate Republicans to address issues of housing stability.
State Senator Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina), State Rep. Heather Edelson (DFL-Edina), and State Rep. Steve Elkins (DFL-Bloomington) will host a town hall meeting in Edina.
Senators Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) and Dan Hall (R-Burnsville) announced that they will be hosting a bipartisan community summit on affordable housing in Dakota County.