Sen. Marty

Senator John Marty Statement on Online Sports Betting Legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn. —  In response to renewed discussion of legislation to legalize online sports betting, Senator John Marty (DFL – Roseville) raised significant concerns about the current proposal. Senator Marty chairs the Senate Finance Committee, which has yet to act on the bill and would be its final committee before reaching the Senate floor. 

Minnesota Senators Condemn Senator Ron Latz’s Remarks on Palestinian Children

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Yesterday, our colleague, Senator Ron Latz, held a press conference and used dehumanizing, inflammatory language and rhetoric in his remarks about Palestinians. He recited a litany of hateful, prejudicial and demonstrably false claims, describing Gaza as “poisonous,” and asserting that “Palestinian youth dream of the opportunity to achieve glory and even martyrdom by killing as many Jews as possible.” Through his language, Senator Latz assigned nefarious motives to Palestinian children, describing them all as aspiring murderers. His remarks were irresponsible and dangerous. 

Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Touts Passage of the Democracy for the People Act 

Says Measure Protects Our Democracy, Makes Voting Easier, Bans Voter Intimidation, and Ensures Elections are Fair and Inclusive for Minnesotans 

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) said the Senate passed the Democracy for the People Act Wednesday to help protect against threats to democracy in Minnesota by strengthening the freedom to vote for all Minnesotans, reducing the influence of dark money in elections, and penalizing voter intimidation.

Senator John Marty’s Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention Legislation Signed into Law by Governor Walz

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – After three years of inaction Senator John Marty’s (DFL-Roseville) legislation on catalytic converter theft prevention was signed into law Thursday by Governor Tim Walz. The legislation was a top priority of Senate DFLers and will crack down on an issue that is affecting tens of thousands of Minnesota families throughout the state.

Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic: Governor Has Signed into Law Sen. John Marty’s Measure to Crack Down on Catalytic Converter Theft

Senators Say New Law is Key Part of Part of Senate DFL Consumer Protection Agenda

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) said today that Governor Walz has signed into law Senator John Marty’s (DFL-Roseville) bill to deal with the fast-rising number of costly catalytic converter thefts from cars and trucks across Minnesota.