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Senator Lindsey Port Applauds Governor Tim Walz’ Signing of Consumer Protection ‘Junk Fees’ Legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On May 20, Governor Tim Walz signed Senator Lindsey Port’s landmark anti-junk fees legislation (HF 3438) into law, bringing more honesty into Minnesota’s economy and delivering transparent pricing for consumers. “I am proud to say that deceptive and anti-competitive junk fees… Read More »Senator Lindsey Port Applauds Governor Tim Walz’ Signing of Consumer Protection ‘Junk Fees’ Legislation

Senator Lindsey Port Champions Final Cannabis Agency Bill to Senate Passage

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On May 19, Senator Lindsey Port (DFL-Burnsville) successfully passed a conference committee report on a bill modifying cannabis legislation to continue the work of making Minnesota’s cannabis industry the most equitable and thoughtful in the country. HF 4757, which… Read More »Senator Lindsey Port Champions Final Cannabis Agency Bill to Senate Passage

Senator Lindsey Port Ushers ‘Vital’ Housing Legislation to Senate Passage

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, May 6, Senate Housing and Homelessness Prevention Chair Senator Lindsey Port (DFL-Burnsville) successfully ushered to passage a vital package of housing legislation within the transportation, housing, and labor omnibus bill (HF 5242), which passed 36-31. “Stable housing… Read More »Senator Lindsey Port Ushers ‘Vital’ Housing Legislation to Senate Passage

Sen. Lindsey Port Ushers Consumer Protection ‘Junk Fees’ Legislation to Senate Passage with Strong Bipartisan Support

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Senator Lindsey Port (DFL-Burnsville) brought Minnesota consumers one step closer to a fair, competitive economy for all as she ushered her anti-junk fee legislation to passage in the Minnesota Senate with strong bipartisan support. HF 3438 will require that… Read More »Sen. Lindsey Port Ushers Consumer Protection ‘Junk Fees’ Legislation to Senate Passage with Strong Bipartisan Support

Minnesota Reproductive Freedom Caucus Touts 2024 Legislative Agenda

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Reproductive Freedom Caucus(RFC) unveiled its 2024 legislative agenda, designed to protect, promote, and expand Minnesotans’ rights on reproductive healthcare on Feb. 21. Legislators from the Minnesota House and Senate were joined by reproductive healthcare advocates, healthcare providers, and allies.

Housing Leaders announce the Minnesotans for More Homes Initiative, legislation advances through first committee

St. Paul, MN – Today, a bipartisan group of legislators and a wide array of housing advocates announced the Minnesotans for More Homes Initiative, legislation that would bolster the state’s “missing middle” housing supply and provide more affordable family homes. “Missing middle” housing is defined by sizes ranging from duplexes to courtyard apartments, and includes alternative dwelling units.