Sen. Fateh

Minnesota Senators Condemn Senator Ron Latz’s Remarks on Palestinian Children

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Yesterday, our colleague, Senator Ron Latz, held a press conference and used dehumanizing, inflammatory language and rhetoric in his remarks about Palestinians. He recited a litany of hateful, prejudicial and demonstrably false claims, describing Gaza as “poisonous,” and asserting that “Palestinian youth dream of the opportunity to achieve glory and even martyrdom by killing as many Jews as possible.” Through his language, Senator Latz assigned nefarious motives to Palestinian children, describing them all as aspiring murderers. His remarks were irresponsible and dangerous. 

SD 62 Town Hall

Sen. Fateh, Rep. Hodan Hassan, and Rep. Aisha Gomez  will be hosting a SD62 town hall meeting on Saturday, July 8 from 2 – 3 p.m. Registration is required for this event:

Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Says U of MN Board of Regents Members Chosen By Legislature at Critical Time for University 

Robyn Gulley, Mary Turner, Tadd Johnson, Penny Wheeler Selected in Joint Session of House Senate Monday Evening 

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) said the State Legislature’s selection of four University of Minnesota Board of Regents members Monday evening comes at a critical time for the institution that is so important to the future of the state.

Minnesota Senate POCI Caucus Voices Support for Tennessee Lawmakers Expelled After Gun Reform Protest

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, April 6, Tennessee’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to expel two Black lawmakers, Justin Jones and Justin Pearson—just failing to oust a third representative, Gloria Johnson, by one vote—a week after the three Democrats led a gun reform protest in the chamber. This follows yet another mass shooting at the Covenant School in Nashville that left three 9-year-olds and three adults dead.