Today on the Senate Floor the GOP introduced Senate File 1, a bill to revoke the current and future Governor’s ability to close businesses or limit their capacity using the power of an executive order.
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
Beginning in the first days after an attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, members of the Senate DFL have called for a resolution to condemn the violence at the U.S. Capitol and affirm the Minnesota Legislature’s support for democracy, rule of law, and free and fair elections.
At the beginning of February, Members of the Senate DFL leadership pause to reflect on the purpose of Black History Month and renew their focus on building a more just future for all Minnesotans.
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.
Earlier 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.