Press Releases from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
DFL Party Applauds Passage of Bill Legalizing Cannabis
Following the passage of HF 600, which legalizes adult-use cannabis in Minnesota, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement.
DFL Party Statement on the Ousting of Representative Cheney
Today, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement following Representative Liz Cheney’s ousting from Republican Party leadership.
DFL Party and DNC Announce Historic Agreement
Today, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and state parties including the DFL Party announced a historic four-year agreement that will guarantee more investment into Democratic state parties and grassroots infrastructure than ever before.
Gazelka and GOP Continue To Play Politics With Pandemic, Public Health
Following Governor Walz’s timeline to roll back nearly all state COVID-19 restrictions, Senate Majority Leader Gazelka responded by putting politics ahead of public health. Unfortunately for Minnesotans, this is nothing new for Gazelka and his Republican colleagues, who repeatedly pushed to completely reopen Minnesota during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
GOP Gov Candidate Scott Jensen to Speak at Anti-Vax Convention
Scott Jensen, Republican candidate for governor, will share the virtual stage and legitimize views of America’s leading anti-vaxxer, the doctor behind the ‘Plandemic’ documentary, a QAnon enthusiast, and more.
DFL Party Passes Resolution Condemning Use of Excessive Force Against Peaceful Demonstrators
In response to recent events, the Minnesota DFL Party Executive Committee recently passed a resolution condemning the use of excessive force against peaceful demonstrators, members of the media, and Minnesotans exercising their First Amendment rights. Enclosed is the text of that resolution.
Gubernatorial Candidate Scott Jensen And Other GOP Legislators To Raise Money For Woman With Warrant For Her Arrest
This weekend, gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen and other GOP legislators will speak at a fundraiser for Lisa Hanson, an Albert Lea wine bar owner who had an active warrant for her arrest and faces nine misdemeanor criminal counts, for violating COVID-19 restrictions. The fundraiser is to “support her legal fight”.
Biden Created More Jobs in First Two Months Than Any President in History
When President Biden took office, he did so in an economic recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and Donald Trump’s horrendous mismanagement of it. Thanks to his strong vaccination program and investment in the American people President Biden and his administration created more new jobs in the first two months than any president in history.
Joe Biden Delivers Financial Relief to the American People
Thursday, April 29th will mark President Joe Biden’s 100th day in office. To commemorate this, the DFL Party will spend the week highlighting various accomplishments of the start of Biden’s presidency. Today, the party is highlighting Biden’s successful efforts to provide economic relief to the American people.
100 Days, 200 Million Shots in Arms
This week marks President Biden’s 100th day in office. Today, the DFL Party is highlighting Biden’s successful efforts at battling COVID-19.