“Like the rest of my community, I am deeply heartbroken and outraged by the death of Daunte Wright. While the immediate path forward for Brooklyn Center is not yet clear, what is clear is that we have lost a beloved member of our community.
The women of the Senate DFL gathered today virtually to rally for Minnesota to finally pass the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The federal Equal Rights Amendment was originally written in 1923 and finally passed by Congress in 1972. Minnesota ratified the ERA one year later in 1973. After nearly 100 years, the ERA bill was passed in the Minnesota House in 2019, but did not make it past the Republican-controlled Senate.
Several Minnesota State Senators will hold a press conference at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19 to bring attention to Jawar Mohammed, a political prisoner currently on hunger strike in Ethiopia. Mohammed is a resident of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota and has… Read More »Minnesota Senators Call for Action to Help Minnesotan Jawar Mohammed
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.
Senator Chris Eaton (DFL-Brooklyn Center) voted for the $1.37 billion Capital Investment Bill on Oct. 15 that provides critical funding to move Minnesota’s economy forward by putting more people to work, making critical investments housing, higher education, and transit. The bonding bill… Read More »Sen. Chris Eaton supports 2020 Capital Investment and Jobs Legislation
On Friday, September 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. Today, on the day of her memorial at the United States Capitol, the women of the Senate DFL caucus released the following joint… Read More »Senate DFL Women Remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg