Sen. Gustafson

Senator Heather Gustafson Uplifts Opening of Student Teaching Stipend Pilot Program

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, June 6, the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (OHE) announced the opening of the Student Teaching Stipend Pilot Program, authored by Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL – Vadnais Heights), Vice Chair of the Education Finance Committee.  The program, administered… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson Uplifts Opening of Student Teaching Stipend Pilot Program

Senator Heather Gustafson Applauds Signing of Gun Violence Prevention Legislation 

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, June 3, Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL – Vadnais Heights) joined Governor Tim Walz at the Saint Paul Police Department for a ceremonial signing of legislation to increase penalties for straw purchases of firearms and ban binary triggers. This… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson Applauds Signing of Gun Violence Prevention Legislation 

Legislation to Strengthen Straw Purchase Penalties Passes Minnesota Senate  

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, May 9, the Minnesota Senate passed legislation to strengthen Minnesota’s straw purchase statute, authored by Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL – Vadnais Heights).  The legislation makes changes to the definitions of straw purchases, applicable penalties, and amends the definition… Read More »Legislation to Strengthen Straw Purchase Penalties Passes Minnesota Senate  

Senator Heather Gustafson Presents Honorary Resolution to North Oaks Women’s American Cup Chess Champion

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Yesterday Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL-Vadnais Heights) presented Alice Lee, 14, of North Oaks with an honorary Senate Resolution in recognition of her recent victory at the 2024 Women’s American Cup chess tournament. “I was thrilled to meet with Alice… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson Presents Honorary Resolution to North Oaks Women’s American Cup Chess Champion

Senator Heather Gustafson Applauds New Federal Drinking Water Standards for Six Individual PFAS

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, April 10, Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL-Vadnais Heights) joined Clean Water Action, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, and community advocates to applaud the Environmental Protection Agency’s new drinking water standards for six individual PFAS that have been linked… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson Applauds New Federal Drinking Water Standards for Six Individual PFAS

Senator Heather Gustafson Introduces Legislation to Bolster School Funding

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, April 4, the Senate Education Finance Committee heard Senate File 3449 and Senate Fille 4184, bills authored by Senator Heather Gustafson (DFL-Vadnais Heights). SF 3449 seeks to address inflationary pressures, which make it more and more difficult to pay staff,… Read More »Senator Heather Gustafson Introduces Legislation to Bolster School Funding