Press Releases from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Scott Jensen Banned From Advertising On Facebook After Repeatedly Spreading COVID-19 Disinformation
Yesterday, in a fundraising email, Scott Jensen announced he had been banned from advertising on Facebook for repeatedly spreading disinformation and debunked content about COVID-19 and the vaccine. He was previously kicked off TikTok for the same offense.
DFL Party Calls on Representative John Thompson to Resign Immediately
The Minnesota DFL Party is calling on Representative John Thompson to resign after recent reporting revealed numerous allegations of domestic violence against Thompson.
DFL Party Statement On Governor Walz's Executive Action On Conversion Therapy
Today, following Governor Walz’s executive action on conversion therapy, the practice of attempting to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity through bullying and intimidation, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement:
DFL Party Statement on Representative Thompson’s Recent Actions
Today, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement on Representative John Thompson’s recent actions:
DFL Party Statement on the Resignation of Laura Bishop
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Laura Bishop ahead of her likely ousting by Senate Republicans.
DFL Party Statement On The Signing of Minnesota’s COVID-19 Recovery Budget
Today, following Governor Walz’s signing of Minnesota’s COVID-19 Recovery Budget, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement.
DFL Party Hires New Finance Director
Today, the Minnesota DFL Party is pleased to announce the hiring of Nora Ptacek to serve as the party’s next Finance Director. Ptacek will be taking over for the DFL Party’s current Finance Director, Tyler Blackmon, who will be leaving the party to attend law school at the end of the month.
DFL Party Statement on the Passing of Former State Senator Bev Scalze
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement on the death of former State Senator Bev Scalze.
DFL Party Statement on President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal
Today, President Biden announced that he reached a deal with a bipartisan group of Senators on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package that will be the largest long-term investment in American infrastructure in almost a century.
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response.
DFL Party Statement on Juneteenth
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in commemoration of Juneteenth.