Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) announces today that after serving in the Minnesota Senate for 10 years, she will retire at the end of her term next year and not seek re-election. The decision was based on her need… Read More »Senator Kent announces retirement, stepping down as DFL Leader
Today, the Minnesota Senate adjourned sine die after an extended special session where Senate Republicans decided to take up a handful of commissioner confirmations. After adjournment, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) released the following statement: “The Senate adjourned sine die today… Read More »Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent statement on finally adjourning sine die
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.
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.
On Tuesday, January 5 the Senate DFL Caucus will welcome a historic inaugural class of Senators ready to lead boldly and implement solutions Minnesotans are demanding as we recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and build a better future for all Minnesotans.
The Minnesota Senate announced its committee assignments for the upcoming 2021-22 Legislative Session. In the upcoming session, the Senate will consist of 29 committees. Senator Susan Kent released the following statement in response.