Sen. Maye Quade

History in the Making: Black Women Chair Minnesota Legislature Conference Committee for the First Time  

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, May 13, a legislative conference committee convened to discuss the Tenants’ Rights Bill before the Minnesota Legislature. For the first time in Minnesota history, two Black women of African heritage – one Nigerian, one Somali – co-chair… Read More »History in the Making: Black Women Chair Minnesota Legislature Conference Committee for the First Time  

Senator Erin Maye Quade’s Protections for Kids in Online Influencer Content Passes Senate  

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, May 9, Senator Erin Maye Quade (DFL-Apple Valley) successfully ushered to passage her bill to protect and fairly compensate minors who appear in monetized social media content (HF 3488). The bill, which is the second of its… Read More »Senator Erin Maye Quade’s Protections for Kids in Online Influencer Content Passes Senate  

Senator Erin Maye Quade Statement on Senate Ethics Subcommittee Action   

Resolution of Senator Gruenhagen Complaint Falls Short ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, May 8, the Senate Subcommittee on Ethical Conduct approved a resolution regarding a complaint by Senator Erin Maye Quade(DFL-Apple Valley) against Senator Glenn Gruenhagen (R-Glencoe).  On April 19, 2023, Senator Maye… Read More »Senator Erin Maye Quade Statement on Senate Ethics Subcommittee Action   

Senator Erin Maye Quade Statement on the Pathways to Parentage Act’s Judiciary Committee Hearing

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Friday, March 22, Senator Erin Maye Quade (DFL-Apple Valley) presented the Pathways to Parentage Act (SF 3504) to the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee. The Pathways to Parentage Act provides clear standards for establishing parentage… Read More »Senator Erin Maye Quade Statement on the Pathways to Parentage Act’s Judiciary Committee Hearing

Sen. Maye Quade Presents Legislation to Protect, Compensate Children in ‘Content Creator’ Families

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, Feb. 22, Senator Erin MayeQuade (DFL-Apple Valley) presented a bill to the Senate Labor Committee that expands the rights of children who are featured in profit-earning content shared on social media or the internet (SF 3496). The bill would ensure these children — some of whom are too young to understand that their image is being shared online — receive fair compensation, reduce coercive practices, and codify the right to have their image removed from the internet, among other protections.

Rep. Edelson and Senator Maye-Quade Comment on MDE READ Act Curriculum List

St. Paul, MN – Today, the Minnesota Department of Education released the approved curriculum list as required by the READ Act. ​The READ Act requires the Minnesota Department of Education to partner with the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement at the University of Minnesota to “identify at least five literacy curricula and supporting materials that are evidence-based and focused on structured literacy by January 1, 2024, and post a list of the curricula on the department website.” The lead authors of the READ Act, Rep. Heather Edelson (DFL – Edina) and Sen. Erin Maye Quade (DFL – Apple Valley) released the following statements: