Tag Archive for: Politics

Rep. Heather Keeler on Transparency, Gun Violence, Inclusion

If I can be honest in who I am, and the opportunity that I have in this seat, hopefully there is a little girl out there who can hear or see a message and realize that it is a possibility for them — that they are not too broken to do this work. We all deserve to be in this space and make these changes together.

Social Change Movements and Asking for Money

Women's power is in our ability to find ways to support each other and tap into whatever skill sets we bring to the table.

Ranae Hanson on Solving for Minnesota’s Political Polarization

People in the North are frustrated because they don't feel like city people are talking about this at all, they don't see it coming up in the newspapers — they only see the other kind of mining. And it's pretty important.

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.

Women in Politics Series: Talking With Three MN Legislators

Part of our 12-part series of Women in Politics

Robin Wonsley — How to be Badass Together

That is the common denominator that I see among all of us badass women, especially those in this room right now. We all share this deep, abiding passion for creating transformative change.
Nausheena Hussain

Talking With Nausheena Hussain

I feel the patriarchy society has socialized us to constantly compete with each other, and we have to shut that down. We have to break that and disrupt that by doing things together.

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: Why Does Ukraine Matter to Minnesota?

Before saying more about why the invasion of Ukraine matters for those of us in Minnesota, it is important to take a moment to understand the country’s modern history.

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

Survey Results: What Do You Fear?

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Minnesota Women’s Press conducted a virtual statewide survey to ask Minnesotans about their current fears.