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Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Legislation to Fix Minnesota’s Tax-Forfeiture System

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, the Senate Environment, Climate, and Legacy Committee passed Senate File 4985, a bill designed to address the unconstitutional nature of the state’s tax-forfeiture system. Authored by Senator Bonnie Westlin (DFL – Plymouth), this bill is in response to the… Read More »Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Legislation to Fix Minnesota’s Tax-Forfeiture System

Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Legislation to Fix Minnesota’s Tax-Forfeiture System

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, the Senate Environment, Climate, and Legacy Committee passed Senate File 4985, a bill designed to address the unconstitutional nature of the state’s tax-forfeiture system. Authored by Senator Bonnie Westlin (DFL – Plymouth), this bill is in response to the… Read More »Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Legislation to Fix Minnesota’s Tax-Forfeiture System

New PFAS Standards Reveal Urgent Need for Hastings Water Upgrades says Senator Seeberger

[SAINT PAUL, MN] — The Environmental Protection Agency set new federal standards on the presence of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances, known as PFAS, in drinking water Wednesday, marking the first-ever limit on these dangerous chemicals set by the federal… Read More »New PFAS Standards Reveal Urgent Need for Hastings Water Upgrades says Senator Seeberger

Senator Heather Gustafson Applauds New Federal Drinking Water Standards for Six Individual PFAS

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, April 10, Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL-Vadnais Heights) joined Clean Water Action, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, and community advocates to applaud the Environmental Protection Agency’s new drinking water standards for six individual PFAS that have been linked… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson Applauds New Federal Drinking Water Standards for Six Individual PFAS

Legislators, Mayors, Law Enforcement Tout ‘Comprehensive’ Legislation on Copper Wire Theft

Bill Will Legitimize Market, Reduce Demand for Stolen Material ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, State Senator Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) and Representative Athena Hollins (DFL-St. Paul) joined Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, West Saint Paul Mayor Dave Napier, St.… Read More »Legislators, Mayors, Law Enforcement Tout ‘Comprehensive’ Legislation on Copper Wire Theft

Senator Hauschild’s Legislation Increasing Water Infrastructure Grant Funding Included in Omnibus Jobs Policy Bill

[SAINT PAUL, MN] — The Minnesota Senate passed its Omnibus Jobs Policy Bill in a bipartisan vote of 38-29 vote Monday, which included provisions authored by Senator Grant Hauschild (DFL-Hermantown) increasing the amount of grant funding available to rural communities… Read More »Senator Hauschild’s Legislation Increasing Water Infrastructure Grant Funding Included in Omnibus Jobs Policy Bill