Deputy Caucus Leader Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park), and Sen. Dan Schoen (DFL-St. Paul Park) joined gun violence prevention advocates on Feb. 23 to unveil legislation to help reduce gun violence in Minnesota.
More than 40 teachers of color attended a Feb. 28 news conference at the Capitol to ask Minnesota lawmakers to refocus their efforts on the actual needs of students of color, rather than creating new tax breaks for wealthy individuals and powerful corporations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While President Donald Trump was able to stay on message during his Tuesday night speech to the joint session of Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), deputy chair of the DNC, said one hour’s-long speech does not erase the rhetoric of his campaign and the deeds of his first month in office.
By LaDonna Sanders Redmond – I have always been in search of safe spaces. The perpetual search is a fact of life for a Black woman growing up in America. Few people understand that safety is always on the minds of women, in particular Black women.
By Ingrid Ferlo – The day after the inauguration of the President Donald Trump, almost three million women across the United States – more than 90,000 in Minnesota alone – took to the streets to show their discontent with the new president.
Sen. Jeff Hayden (Minneapolis-DFL) and Senator Susan Kent (Woodbury-DFL) were elected to serve as Assistant Leaders for the 2017-2018 biennium. Senate DFL Caucus Leader Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) praised the election of the two leaders.
By Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor I make no bones about it … when it comes to politics I am left leaning to far left leaning in my views. In every presidential election since I have been eligible to vote – 1988 – I have voted for the Democrat. Same with the most local…
By Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor The Twenty-Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution suppressed the will of the people. It reads, “No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of…