Sen. Bigham

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Senator Bigham Statement on February Forecast

The Minnesota Management and Budget agency released the updated February budget forecast Friday, which projected a positive budget balance of $1.6 billion for Minnesota. The budget outlook is significantly better for this biennium and the next due to an improved U.S. economic outlook bolstered by large federal actions that have emerged since November and were not incorporated in earlier projections.

Senator Karla Bigham Introduces legislation to Protect LGBTQI Minnesotans

In recognition of ongoing discrimination against LGBTQI Minnesotans and the need to center gender equity in public policy, Senator Karla Bigham (DFL- Cottage Grove) Senator Ann Johnson Stewart (DFL- Minnetonka), Senator Jen McEwen (DFL- Duluth), Senator Jason Isaacson (DFL- Shoreview), and Senator Foung Hawj (DFL- St. Paul) have introduced legislation (SF 360) to address long-needed changes for Minnesotans in the LGBTQI community.

Legislation to be Introduced Establishing Legal Sports Betting in Minnesota

Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) and Representative Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) will be holding a press conference to discuss legislation they will be sponsoring establishing legal sports betting in Minnesota on Tuesday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m. Currently, 25 states and… Read More »Legislation to be Introduced Establishing Legal Sports Betting in Minnesota