Sen. McEwen

Senator McEwen Highlights Property Tax Relief, New Tax Benefits for Working and Lower Income Minnesotans This Filing Season

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In 2023, DFL legislators passed some of the most progressive tax policies in state history, delivering more than $3 billion in targeted relief to working and lower income Minnesotans. The measures encompass a range of relief… Read More »Senator McEwen Highlights Property Tax Relief, New Tax Benefits for Working and Lower Income Minnesotans This Filing Season

Senator Jen McEwen Statement Following Informational Hearing on Prove It First Legislation 

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, February 22 in the Minnesota State Capitol, Senator Jen McEwen (DFL-Duluth) joined nationally and internationally acclaimed mining experts, leaders from Minnesota’s indigenous communities, former regulators, elected officials and the Friends of the Boundary Waters to bring attention to needed legislation to protect our communities and natural resources. Prove It First legislation (SF 1416 / HF 1618) has yet to receive a hearing in either legislative chamber so Thursday’s informational hearing was the first public discussion to take place on sulfide mining in over ten years.  

Senator Jen McEwen Statement on Legislation to Ban Lead-Based Ammunition

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On February 20, 2024, the USA Clay Target League issued a statement opposing proposed legislation that would ban lead-based ammunition in which they cited concerns about how this legislation would impact youth sports participation and accessibility. In response, Senator Jen McEwen (DFL-Duluth) issued the following statement: