Sen. Kent

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Calls for Senate Majority Leader Gazelka’s Resignation Amid Reports of Lack of COVID-19 Precautions, Outbreak, Cover-up

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent called for Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka’s resignation as majority leader amid public reports of multiple, large, in-person Senate Republican gatherings that led to a COVID-19 outbreak. Information about the outbreak was not disclosed to… Read More »Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent Calls for Senate Majority Leader Gazelka’s Resignation Amid Reports of Lack of COVID-19 Precautions, Outbreak, Cover-up

Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent on Lack of Senate Republican Transparency Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

After it was made public that Republican Senators and Senate Republican staff members were instructed to stay home due to several of their staff and members having tested positive for COVID-19, Senator Susan Kent released the following statement: “It is… Read More »Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent on Lack of Senate Republican Transparency Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Minnesota Senate Adjourns Sixth Special Session

After Governor Walz called a special session upon extending the state’s peacetime state of emergency, the Minnesota State Senate adjourned having preserved the Governor’s peacetime emergency powers. Following adjournment, Senator Susan Kent released the following statement