Press Releases from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
8 Months After Election, MN GOP Refuses To Say It Wasn’t Stolen
Yesterday, in an interview with the Rochester Post Bulletin, Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan refused to affirm the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election.
DFL Party Statement On Minnesota’s $1.8 Billion Surge In Unanticipated Revenue
Today, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response to Governor Walz’s announcement that general fund revenues totaled $3.306 billion in May, nearly $1.8 billion or 119% more than projected. This report also increased the fiscal year 2021 projection by $2.170 billion or 10.4% bringing the total to $23.113 billion for the year.
ICYMI: Scott Jensen Signs Petition That Compares Vaccination Effort To Nazi Medical Experimentation, Claims He Never Read It
Yesterday it was reported that gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen joined a group of right-wing physicians, COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, and Capitol insurrectionists to try and block the use of the COVID-19 vaccine in kids, despite claiming he only read 10 of the 80 pages.
By the Numbers: Making the Expanded Child Tax Credit Permanent Would Help Thousands of Minnesota Families
The historic expansion of the Child Tax Credit passed by Democrats in Congress and without the support of a single Minnesota Republican will substantially reduce poverty for about 43,000 children in Minnesota. Now, President Biden and congressional Democrats are poised to make this life-changing provision permanent with the passage of the American Families Plan.
ICYMI: Scott Jensen Joins Capitol Insurrectionists And Right-Wing Doctors To Block 12 to 15 Year Olds From Getting Vaccinated
Yesterday it was reported that gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen joined America’s Frontline Doctors, a group of right-wing physicians and COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, as well as Capitol insurrectionist Simone Gold, to try and block the use of the COVID-19 vaccine in 12 to 15-year-olds.
DFL Party Statement on the Anniversary of the Death of George Floyd
Today, Minnesota DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement on the anniversary of the death of George Floyd.
RNC Illegally Paid & Tricked Blind, Disabled Veteran to Run for Congress Under a 3rd Party to Pull Votes from Democrats
In a stunning report just released by Fox 9, it was revealed that a Republican National Committee (RNC) staffer, Kip Christianson, tricked a blind, disabled war veteran into running for Congress under a 3rd party in order to pull votes from the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate in Minnesota’s swing 7th congressional district.
How President Biden’s Agenda Can Help Eliminate Child Care Dilemma Across Minnesota
The past year has been devastating for Minnesota’s working families, as child care options became even more unaffordable and enrollment decreased. While Minnesota received $325 million in federal funding from President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan to support the state’s child care industry amid the pandemic, more must be done — and Democrats in Washington have introduced two historic plans that would invest millions more in Minnesota’s children and families.
Governor Walz Secures Historic Budget Agreement Focused On Working Families, Students, and Small Businesses
On Monday, Governor Walz and Minnesota’s legislative leaders reached an agreement on a historic budget framework that prioritizes students, relief for working families, and Minnesota’s small businesses. After over a year of unprecedented challenges, the Governor has taken steps to secure the resources necessary to move Minnesota forward and provide support for those most impacted by COVID-19.
DFL Party Slams Republicans for Voting Against Commission to Investigate Violent Assault on Capitol
Representatives Hagedorn, Emmer, Fischbach, and Stauber voted against bipartisan legislation to establish a commission to investigate the January 6th assault on the United States Capitol.
In response, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement.