Sen. Westlin

Senator Bonnie Westlin Ushers Minnesota Department of Human Rights Policy Bill to Senate Passage

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, May 7 the Minnesota Senate passed House File 4109, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights Policy Bill, authored by Senator Bonnie Westlin (DFL – Plymouth). This bill includes updates to the Minnesota Human Rights Act that had been… Read More »Senator Bonnie Westlin Ushers Minnesota Department of Human Rights Policy Bill to Senate Passage

Long-Overdue Family Law Updates Pass Minnesota Senate

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Early Saturday morning, the Minnesota Senate passed House File 3204, a bill updating multiple provisions of Minnesota’s family law statute. Authored by Senator Bonnie Westlin (DFL – Plymouth), a family law attorney, this legislation is the most consequential and impactful family law bill to pass in recent memory. It requires courts to prioritize and expedite certain temporary hearings, provides much-needed clarification regarding spousal maintenance, and includes the Uniform Parentage Act, also known as “Logan’s Law.”

Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Legislation to Fix Minnesota’s Tax-Forfeiture System

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, the Senate Environment, Climate, and Legacy Committee passed Senate File 4985, a bill designed to address the unconstitutional nature of the state’s tax-forfeiture system. Authored by Senator Bonnie Westlin (DFL – Plymouth), this bill is in response to the… Read More »Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Legislation to Fix Minnesota’s Tax-Forfeiture System

Senator Bonnie Westlin Leads Bill to Rename Highway 169 Bridge in Plymouth and New Hope in Honor of Michael Gau

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, the Minnesota Senate passed House File 3437, a bill designating the Highway 169 and Rockford Road bridge, spanning Plymouth and New Hope, the Michael Gau Memorial Bridge. Authored by Senator Bonnie Westlin (DFL – Plymouth), this bill memorializes Mr.… Read More »Senator Bonnie Westlin Leads Bill to Rename Highway 169 Bridge in Plymouth and New Hope in Honor of Michael Gau

Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Bill to Create Reporting Requirement for Lost or Stolen Firearms

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Senator Bonnie Westlin (DFL – Plymouth) presented Senate File 606 in the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee. The bill establishes a duty for a person who owns, possesses, or controls a firearm to report the… Read More »Senator Bonnie Westlin Presents Bill to Create Reporting Requirement for Lost or Stolen Firearms