Senator Scott Jensen, M.D.

Sen. Jensen: Relentlessly search for common ground

Relentlessly search for common ground  This commentary by Senator Scott Jensen [R-Chaska] was originally published in the Chaska Herald Legislators sign on to bills for many reasons other than to support them with a vote.…

Joint statement of House and Senate agriculture chairs on tariffs

Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, and Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, issued the following statement regarding potential foreign tariffs on major Minnesota agriculture exports like pork and soybeans. “Agriculture…
Jasinski committee crop

Mid-session MNLARS update

Mid-session MNLARS update By Senator John Jasinski Roughly one third of the way through the 2018 legislative session, the issue I still hear about most frequently is the unworkable disaster of Minnesota’s new system for…
Senator Bill Weber

Senator Weber’s weekly update – March 29, 2018

Dear neighbors, The second committee deadline has come and gone, which means that most bills must have had a hearing in both the House and the Senate. These deadlines are meant to ensure there is…
Senator Mark Koran

Sen. Koran statement on pension reform and state contracts

Sen. Mark Koran Statements on Pension Reform Bill and State Employee Contract Ratification Senator Mark Koran’s [R-North Branch] statement on SF 2620, the 2018 Omnibus Pension Bill: “The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan, comprise…
Rosen pension bill floor

Senate passes major pension reform bill

The Minnesota Senate today passed a landmark reform package to close the state’s unfunded public pension liability gap, which is one of the largest in the nation. Senate File 2620, authored by Pension Commission Chair…

News you can use from Sen. Nelson – 3/23

Sen. Nelson supported ‘MNLARS fix bill’ passes MN Senate Requires strict oversight for broken licensing, tabs, and registration system Senator Nelson and the Minnesota Senate passed bipartisan legislation that adds strict oversight and accountability, as…
Sen. Paul Utke

Legislative update from Senator Paul Utke – March 23, 2018

Greetings Senate District 2! MNLARS Reform On Thursday we passed a bipartisan compromise bill that will add strict oversight and accountability, as well as additional funding, to help fix the failed licensing and vehicle registration…

Weekly update from Senator Bill Weber

Dear neighbors, This week marked the first committee deadline, which means that most bills must have been heard in at least one committee for it to continue moving through the legislative process. This deadline does…
Menu