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Tag Archive for: MN Legislature

If Roe Falls What Could Change for Minnesotans?

“The November election is going to be really important for people who care about reproductive rights in the state."

Beth Peterson on Electing Women

We also have never had a Black woman in the senate. There are five Black women running this year to change that. Our Latina representation is also in danger in the senate with the retirements of Senator Patricia Torres Ray and Melisa Lopez Franzen. So, we can do better.

Shannon Gibney on telling your story and special education

The Minnesota Senate districts that need to be convinced to fund state-mandated special education.

Women in Politics Series: Talking With Three MN Legislators

Part of our 12-part series of Women in Politics

What is happening in housing legislation

Shared by our friends at MICAH

NEWS: The Reasons We Have a Minnesota State Budget Surplus

Perspectives from Reps. Melissa Hortman (Brooklyn Park) and Julie Sandstede (Hibbing)

Lt. Gov Peggy Flanagan Talks Women and Leadership in Minnesota

We had an opportunity to talk with Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan. Here is some of what she shared with us about what she is proud of, on not going backwards, and on opportunities for cultural growth in Minnesota.

VIEW: What We Need for the Disabled Community

The more people with disabilities like myself can tell our stories and be involved publicly, the better off we will be at the end of this legislative session.

Changemakers Alliance: Housing

The first topic that Changemakers Alliance is focused on is the Minnesota housing crisis. Become a supporting member.

Politics: Funding Public Safety Priorities

A new public safety legislative package that will be proposed by the Minnesota House DFL when the session opens January 31 includes a budget of $100 million

Stronger Sexual Assault Statutes

“I think that ensuring justice for assault survivors is a priority for everyone. It just doesn’t always get the attention it deserves."

Protecting Home Owners

There are very few protections for homeowners who are part of Common Interest Communities (CIC). There are few substantial means of accountability for the boards who run associations.