Senator Steve Cwodzinski

Senator Steve Cwodzinski Ushers Education Policy Bill to Passage in the Senate

Legislation Will Strengthen Schools and Support Students ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, Education Policy Committee Chair Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) ushered to passage a bill (SF 3567) that will help Minnesota’s students achieve academic and personal growth and… Read More »Senator Steve Cwodzinski Ushers Education Policy Bill to Passage in the Senate

DFL Legislators call for action on MPCA request to address PFAS contamination

On Thursday, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced findings that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination had been found in 98 out of 101 closed landfills across the state, and that 59 of these closed landfills in 41 counties have levels that exceed the Minnesota Department of Health’s health-based guidance values for PFAS. PFAS are forever chemicals that have been shown to cause adverse health effects such as changes in development, liver and thyroid function, immune response, increased kidney damage, and certain cancers.

Senator Cwodzinski Votes Yes for Economic Development, Local Jobs and Public Safety

The Minnesota Senate passed a $1.87 billion economic development package that will create jobs, invest in critical state infrastructure, and help Minnesota recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation invests $1.879 billion toward public assets such as… Read More »Senator Cwodzinski Votes Yes for Economic Development, Local Jobs and Public Safety