MN Legislature

HodanHassan

An Inside View of Minnesota’s 2020 Legislative Session

In a special debriefing to Minnesota constituents, hosted by the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage, Rep. Hodan Hassan (of Southern Minneapolis, district 62A), spoke about the accomplishments and challenges of the 2020 regular legislative session.

  • 07/30/2020
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LGBTQ+ Policy in the Time of COVID-19

“A barrier we face is a lack of sensitivity to the struggles and suffering of LGBTQ+ folx.”

  • 05/18/2020
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Big Picture Politics

As we step closer to voting booths for 2018 state legislators, with every seat in the Minnesota House — among other

  • 10/01/2018

What did the Capitol do for women this year?

“Since women make up nearly three-quarters of the low-wage labor force, they were disproportionately affected by the governor’s veto of the minimum wage increase. … A single parent with one child would have to work more than 100 hours a week at minimum wage in order to meet basic needs.” – Kris Jacobs, JOBS NOW Coalition

  • 06/02/2008

Minnesota’s legislating women

Can 70 women restore health care funding?

  • 02/02/2007

Indomitable Spirit

H.Lou Tofte’s triumphed over unspeakable tragedies. It will take more than retirement to slow her down.

  • 01/02/2007