ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Monday, the Senate passed a bill to invest resources to prosecute violent crime in communities across the state. The bill would provide the state Attorney General’s office (AGO) with funding to more than triple the number of prosecutors who can be deployed to assist county attorneys in prosecuting high priority cases.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – By a vote of 34-33 early Saturday morning, the Minnesota Senate passed the PRO (Protect Reproductive Options) Act (HF 1/SF 1), codifying the right of Minnesotans to make autonomous decisions over their own bodies when it comes to reproductive healthcare.
Senator Erin Murphy Bill to Expand Resources to Prosecute Violent Crime Across Minnesota Clears Key Senate Committee
Senator Says Funds Necessary to Keep Communities Safe Across the State
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-St. Paul) said her bill to significantly expand resources to prosecute violent criminals in communities across Minnesota passed the Senate Judiciary Committee today. Sen. Murphy said the measure would provide the state Attorney General’s office (AGO) with funding to more than triple the number of prosecutors who can be deployed in counties across the state to go after violent offenders.
DFL Members of the Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee are calling for immediate passage of legislation (SF 3443) that would deliver $10 million in new funding for grants and loans to impacted farmers and ranchers.
Senate Republicans announced legislation Monday to add Minnesota to the national Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact. The compact falls short of addressing the crisis in the nursing industry facing our state, according to Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-St. Paul).
With an approximate budget surplus of $7.7 billion in Minnesota, Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-St. Paul) issued the following statement calling for frontline worker pay to be the first item addressed in the 2022 Legislative Session.