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Senator Susan Pha Applauds Passage of Tenants’ Rights Bill in Minnesota Senate

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, April 8, the Minnesota Senate passed the Tenants’ Rights Omnibus Bill, co-authored by Senator Susan Pha (DFL – Brooklyn Park). Included in the bill was a provision authored by Sen. Pha which expands on existing statute to ensure tenants have the… Read More »Senator Susan Pha Applauds Passage of Tenants’ Rights Bill in Minnesota Senate

Minnesota Senators Condemn Senator Ron Latz’s Remarks on Palestinian Children

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Yesterday, our colleague, Senator Ron Latz, held a press conference and used dehumanizing, inflammatory language and rhetoric in his remarks about Palestinians. He recited a litany of hateful, prejudicial and demonstrably false claims, describing Gaza as “poisonous,” and asserting that “Palestinian youth dream of the opportunity to achieve glory and even martyrdom by killing as many Jews as possible.” Through his language, Senator Latz assigned nefarious motives to Palestinian children, describing them all as aspiring murderers. His remarks were irresponsible and dangerous. 

Minnesota Senate POCI Caucus Voices Support for Tennessee Lawmakers Expelled After Gun Reform Protest

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, April 6, Tennessee’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to expel two Black lawmakers, Justin Jones and Justin Pearson—just failing to oust a third representative, Gloria Johnson, by one vote—a week after the three Democrats led a gun reform protest in the chamber. This follows yet another mass shooting at the Covenant School in Nashville that left three 9-year-olds and three adults dead.