Rep. Jordan

Packaging Waste and Cost Reduction Act, the most impactful recycling bill in over 40 years, advances through first legislative committee

St. Paul, MN, – Today, state, local, and national leaders, including Partnership on Waste and Energy, Conservation Minnesota, Eureka Recycling, Solid Waste Administrators Association, r.World, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and The Recycling Partnership, testified in support of HF 3577/SF 3561. The Packaging Waste and Cost Reduction Act, authored by State Representative Sydney Jordan (DFL – Minneapolis) and State Senator Kelly Morrison (DFL – Deephaven), advanced through its first hearing in the House’s Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee. This bill would require all packaging be reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2032.

Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Says Sen. Heather Gustafson’s School Meals Bill Is Now Law

“Lunch Box Tax Cut” Will Help Students Learn, Keep Money in Pockets of MN Families

 ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) released the following statement today after the Governor signed into law Senator Heather Gustafson’s (DFL-Vadnais Heights) and Rep. Sydney Jordan (DFL-Minneapolis) bill providing free school breakfast and lunch for all Minnesota students: