Protecting Democracy

and everything else happening in the Legislature this week

Senate DFL members hold press conference calling on Senate to pass SR 21

A violent attack took place on January 6of this year at the United States Capitol building in Washington, D.C. leading to five deaths and over 50 injuries. This attack took place during the process of final certification of the results of the 2020 presidential election and represented a direct attack on American democracy. Read more >>

DFLers prepare to ensure Minnesotans’ safety

Extraordinary events across the nation over the last year have highlighted the reality that emergency situations can happen anywhere and at any time, often with little notice. The state of Minnesota has a Disaster Contingency Account to help local communities recover from natural disasters and unforeseen circumstances. Read more >>

United Black Legislative Caucus announces 2021 session priorities

Members of the United Black Legislative Caucus (UBLC) held a press conference to announce their priorities for the 2021 legislative session. The priorities focus on two primary goals: reducing racial inequity and helping Black Minnesotans recover from COVID-19. Read more >>

Call of the Senate: Catalytic Converter Legislation

Highlighting Black history: Dr. B. Robert Lewis

Bipartisan group of legislators calls for removal of growler cap

Updated legislation introduced to prevent catalytic converter theft

Legislators united to keep PFAs out of the environment