The Round 10 Dual-Training Grant has been awarded to two recipients, Apple Tree Dental and IPS Cranes, to provide select employees with on-the-job training and industry-standard credentials in their respective fields. These resources will provide these employees with the opportunity to advance their careers and further their education.
Today, March 9, 2021, Senate DFLers convened a press conference to discuss their priority in this legislative session around investing in our students and schools so that our education system supports all students, regardless of their race, zip code or economic status. Among their education legislative priorities this year is fully funding education to provide relief to districts that were affected this past year due to COVID-19 and to make efforts to close the opportunity gap within Minnesota’s current system.
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.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minnesota Senate convened the seventh special session of the year where they passed a $217 million COVID-19 relief package. After voting in favor of this bill, Senator Jason Isaacson released the following statement.
Today, the Minnesota Senate passed a major jobs bill. This bill makes critical investments in infrastructure and economic stimulus to help communities during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The legislation invests $1.87 billion in statewide projects such as higher education institutions,… Read More »Senator Jason Isaacson votes in support of Capital Investment bill
Today, the Minnesota Senate voted on criminal justice reform legislation proposed by Senate Republicans. During the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy hearing early this morning, all five of the proposed Senate Republican bills were largely criticized for insufficiently addressing racial disparities in our criminal justice system. Senator Jason Isaacson released the following statement.