2021 Legislative Session Begins

and everything else happening in the Legislature this week

2021 legislative session begins after a tumultuous 2020

Minnesotans faced unprecedented disruption in 2020 with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unrest following the murder of George Floyd. Read more >>

DFL Senators take the oath of office

The 91st Minnesota Legislature began with an unprecedented first day. All senators were sworn in through socially distant procedures, with several senators choosing to take their oaths of office remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more >>

Rioting and looting in our nation’s Capitol

Our democracy was assaulted this week when a violent mob stormed the United States Capitol during the certification of the electoral votes. This was a shocking and unprecedented incident in the history of the country. Read more >>

2021 Inaugural Class of DFL Senators