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Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Reacts to Budget Forecast Surplus

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Thursday, Minnesota Management and Budget announced a projected state budget surplus of $3.7 billion for the 2024-25 biennium, an increase of $1.3 billion since November.

Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) issued the following statement in response to the budget forecast:

Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Announces Bri Sharkey-Smith as DFL Caucus Chief of Staff

Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) announced today that Bri Sharkey-Smith will become the Senate DFL Caucus Chief of Staff starting March 4. Majority Leader Murphy said Sharkey-Smith, who currently serves as a Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Tim… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Announces Bri Sharkey-Smith as DFL Caucus Chief of Staff

Senator Kari Dziedzic Named Chair of State and Local Government and Veterans Committee

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) announced today that Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) has been named Chair of the Senate State and Local Government and Veterans Committee. “Senator Dziedzic continues to lead in our caucus, and we are both… Read More »Senator Kari Dziedzic Named Chair of State and Local Government and Veterans Committee

Senator Erin Murphy Supports Airport Worker Health Care Push

SAINT PAUL, MN – On Monday, Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-St. Paul) joined workers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to express support for their effort to win increased wages and health care benefits in their contract negotiations with the Metropolitan Airport Commission. Over 1,000 airport workers represented by SEIU Local 26 and UNITE HERE Local 17 have advocated for higher pay and benefits for years.