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Senators Hawj and Bigham praise the U.S. Senate for passing legislation to combat discrimination against Asian-Americans

On Thursday, April 22nd the United States Senate passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act (S. 937) by a resounding and bipartisan majority with a vote of 94-1. The legislation takes several steps to address hate crimes against Asian Americans, which… Read More »Senators Hawj and Bigham praise the U.S. Senate for passing legislation to combat discrimination against Asian-Americans

Senate passes Legacy Finance omnibus budget bill

On Tuesday, the Minnesota Senate passed SF 971, the 2021 omnibus Legacy Finance bill, by a unanimous vote. In 2008, Minnesota voters took a bold step to preserve Minnesota’s legacy by investing in four key areas: clean water, outdoor heritage, arts and culture, and parks and trails. The Legacy Amendment generates funding to support projects in these four areas.