Sen. Oumou Verbeten

Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Senator Clare Oumou Verbeten Elected Assistant DFL Caucus Leader 

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said today that Senator Clare Oumou Verbeten (DFL-St. Paul) has been elected by her colleagues as Assistant Leader of the Senate DFL Caucus. “Senator Oumou Verbeten is a… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Senator Clare Oumou Verbeten Elected Assistant DFL Caucus Leader 

Senate Majority Leader Murphy: Bill to Stop the Misclassification of Working Minnesotans Clears First Senate Committee

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said that Senator Clare Oumou Verbeten’s (DFL-St. Paul) legislation to ensure working people across Minnesota get all the benefits and protections they’ve earned has been approved by a key Senate Committee. Senator Oumou… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Murphy: Bill to Stop the Misclassification of Working Minnesotans Clears First Senate Committee

Senate Queer Caucus Celebrates Victories for LGBTQ+ Rights and Reproductive Health Care

Senate Passes Trans Refuge Bill, Conversion “Therapy” Ban, and Reproductive Freedom Defense Act in Landmark Day for Justice and Autonomy

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Friday, the Minnesota Senate passed three bills that protect Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ community by banning torture by conversion “therapy” (HF 16); defending health care providers and people seeking reproductive health care (HF 366); and protecting trans youth and their families from out-of-state attacks on gender-affirming health care (HF 146).

Senate Majority Leader Dziedzic Says Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Sen. Oumou Verbeten’s Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Labor Trafficking 

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) said today the Senate has overwhemingly passed Senator Clare Oumou Verbeten’s bipartisan bill to improve and clarify shortcomings around Minnesota’s labor trafficking laws that have inadequately protected trafficking victims across Minnesota.