On Saturday, February 20th from 10:30A.M.- 12:00P.M., Senator Jim Carlson (DFL – Senate District 51), Rep. Sandra Masin (DFL – House District 51A), and Rep. Liz Reyer (DFL – House District 51B) will host a town hall to address issues… Read More »District 51 Legislators Announce Virtual Town Hall
Senator Kent, Senator Port, Senator Wiger, Senator Torres Ray, Senator Carlson and Senator Frentz will convene a press conference to discuss Senate DFL Priorities for the 2021 legislative session. The press conference will occur virtually on Wednesday, February 17, starting at 10:00 a.m. They will be discussing the Senate… Read More »Senate DFL Announces 2021 Legislative Priorities
Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan) introduced two pieces of legislation expanding and strengthening voting accessibility Monday. The legislation SF 326 and SF 330, would allow all cities with under 400 residents to adopt all mail-in voting and would allow 16-year-olds to submit pre-registration for voting.
On January 6, 2021, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., vandalized public buildings, endangered the lives of lawmakers, staff, and the general public, and jeopardized the peaceful transfer of Presidential power.
Today, violent supporters of President Trump breached the US Capitol complex leading to significant damage, injuries, and at least one confirmed death by gunshot. The chaotic and dangerous scene also halted the congressional certification of the Electoral College.
The 2021 Legislative Session began Tuesday, January 5 with the swearing-in of the 67 new and returning members of the Minnesota State Senate. State Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan) will be returning for his fourth term as the Senator for Senate District 51.