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Legislative News and Views - Representative John Lesch (DFL)

RELEASE: Lesch statement on Special Session Tax Bill - (Posted: 2017-05-24)

End of Session Legislative Update - (Posted: 2017-05-22)

Capitol Update - May 4, 2017 - (Posted: 2017-05-04)

STATEMENT: Lesch denounces House GOP bills limiting choice, access to reproductive health care - (Posted: 2017-04-24)

Capitol Update - April 7, 2017 - (Posted: 2017-04-07)

RELEASE: Lesch applauds personal data privacy additions to House Jobs Bill - (Posted: 2017-04-06)

STATEMENT: Lesch: Anti-protest legislation, in un-American way, chills free speech - (Posted: 2017-04-03)

Capitol Update - March 31, 2017 - (Posted: 2017-03-31)

RELEASE: Lesch: GOP tax bill shamelessly reckless; misguided - (Posted: 2017-03-30)

Capitol Update - March 17, 2017 - (Posted: 2017-03-17)

RELEASE: Rep. Lesch statement about GOP anti-worker preemption bill - (Posted: 2017-03-02)

Capitol Update - March 2, 2017 - (Posted: 2017-03-02)

Capitol Update - February 13, 2017 - (Posted: 2017-02-13)

RELEASE: Rep. Lesch and Sen. Pappas to introduce Minnesota Gestational Carrier Act - (Posted: 2017-02-07)

RELEASE: Lesch to introduce bill addressing public officials receiving special favors at sporting events - (Posted: 2017-02-06)

Update from the State Capitol; February 2, 2017 - (Posted: 2017-02-02)

RELEASE: Rep. Lesch discusses 14th Amendment at Washington Tech Magnet debate class - (Posted: 2017-01-31)

RELEASE: Rep. Lesch hosts victim of broken forfeiture laws as guest at State of the State address - (Posted: 2017-01-23)

Update from the State Capitol; January 2017 - (Posted: 2017-01-12)

RELEASE: Lawmakers to reintroduce “National Popular Vote” legislation - (Posted: 2016-12-19)

RELEASE: Minn. State Reps call out Walmart at press conference - (Posted: 2016-12-14)

RELEASE: Bipartisan Legislators Propose Changes to State’s Ignition Interlock Location Tracking - (Posted: 2016-12-12)

Rep. Lesch statement on U.S. efforts to clear bombs from Laos - (Posted: 2016-09-08)

Rep. Lesch statement on St. Paul passage of Earned Sick and Safe Time - (Posted: 2016-09-08)

RELEASE: Joint Statement of the Saint Paul Delegation on Violence in Our Community - (Posted: 2016-07-11)

RELEASE: Minneapolis passes sick days ordinance; Lesch says next step is state action - (Posted: 2016-05-27)

RELEASE: Legislative support for Minn. Guard & Reserve soldiers stalled; Lesch urges action - (Posted: 2016-05-21)

RELEASE: ‘Unbalanced’ House GOP bonding bill fails to pass; lacked important St. Paul projects - (Posted: 2016-05-19)

RELEASE: Minn. House Passes Bill to End Revenge Porn; Now Heads to Governor’s Desk - (Posted: 2016-05-16)

RELEASE: With Strong, Bipartisan Vote, State Senate Passes Bill to End Revenge Porn - (Posted: 2016-05-02)

Senate to consider the bill to End Revenge Porn on Monday - (Posted: 2016-04-29)

Rep. Lesch statement on Freeman’s decision in Jamar Clark case - (Posted: 2016-03-16)

Legislative Update - February 12, 2016 - (Posted: Feb 12 2016 4:09PM)

COLUMN: States must act to protect Americans’ privacy - (Posted: Jan 28 2016 10:25AM)

Lesch Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Launch National Focus on Privacy Issues - (Posted: Jan 20 2016 2:54PM)

Governor Announces 2016 Jobs Bill with Investments in St. Paul - (Posted: Jan 15 2016 3:33PM)

Letter to Gov. Dayton regarding Capitol artwork - (Posted: Dec 10 2015 10:59AM)

RELEASE: Lesch Cheers Wilder Recommendation to Extend Safe Harbor Law to Adults - (Posted: Nov 18 2015 4:32PM)

Lesch calls on Legislature to reexamine state ‘payable’ offense list - (Posted: Nov 16 2015 4:35PM)

Legislative Update - November 9, 2015 - (Posted: Nov 9 2015 12:00AM)

Legislator seeks new approach to address revenge porn - (Posted: Jun 1 2015 11:06AM)

RELEASE: Rep. Lesch Proposes Panel to Address Court Decision on Revenge Porn Law - (Posted: May 27 2015 10:22AM)

Tin Cup owner Gidget Bailey accompanies Rep. Lesch to State of the State Address - (Posted: Apr 8 2015 4:36PM)

Governor's bonding recommendations include Sparky at Como Zoo - (Posted: Apr 7 2015 2:48PM)

Minneapolis Mayor throws weight behind Earned Sick and Safe Time - (Posted: Apr 2 2015 1:21PM)

Governor's Rail Safety Improvement Plan Includes Como Crossing - (Posted: Mar 13 2015 6:04PM)

Minnesota Lawmakers Announce Legislation to Reform Divorce Process - (Posted: Mar 4 2015 3:11PM)

Legislative Update - February 6, 2015 - (Posted: Feb 6 2015 1:10PM)

DFL legislators introduce bill guaranteeing paid sick time - (Posted: Feb 6 2015 9:47AM)

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. John Lesch Recognized as a ‘Friend of Minnesota Newspaper’ - (Posted: Feb 2 2015 2:54PM)

Police Keeping Data On Where You Drive “Unconstitutional” Says Rep Lesch - (Posted: Jan 29 2015 5:16PM)

City of Saint Paul seeking applicants for 2015 Neighborhood STAR Program - (Posted: Jan 22 2015 1:07PM)

Legislative Update - January 15, 2015 - (Posted: Jan 21 2015 4:56PM)

St. Paul man wrongly imprisoned in Camry deaths to be paid by state (Pioneer Press 12/2/14) - (Posted: Dec 3 2014 5:12PM)

In the news: Rep. John Lesch 1st statewide large breeder law takes effect - (Posted: Jul 8 2014 12:00AM)

Hmong-Lao Veterans Memorial Bill Signed - (Posted: Jul 21 2014 12:00AM)

Compensation for Wrongfully Imprisoned Passes Minnesota House - (Posted: Apr 29 2014 2:29PM)

Star Tribune: Whistleblower: Shrunken Minnesota task force confronts rising ID theft - (Posted: Jan 27 2014 12:00AM)

REP. LESCH TO HOLD HEARINGS ON GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE OF CITIZENS - (Posted: Dec 12 2013 3:02PM)

Star Tribune: In Minnesota, past mistakes are sealed in name only - (Posted: Nov 16 2013 6:54PM)

Rep. Lesch Asks for Accountability on Data Privacy Issues - (Posted: Sep 20 2013 10:08AM)

2013 Interim Update: Property tax refund application deadline is today - (Posted: Aug 15 2013 12:21PM)

Rep. Lesch honors memory of Minnesotans who fought at Gettysburg - (Posted: Jul 2 2013 12:14PM)

2013 Session Update: Marriage equality bill passes the House - (Posted: May 9 2013 5:44PM)

2013 Session Update: Omnibus tax bill passes House - (Posted: Apr 26 2013 4:35PM)

2013 Session Update - (Posted: Mar 18 2013 4:48PM)

2013 Session Update: February Budget Forecast - (Posted: Feb 28 2013 5:11PM)

Sen. Latz and Rep. Lesch offer gun control legislation - (Posted: Jan 31 2013 10:26AM)

2013 Session Update: Governor Dayton's Budget Proposal - (Posted: Jan 24 2013 7:45PM)

STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR DAYTON’S BUDGET PROPOSAL - (Posted: Jan 22 2013 4:00PM)

REP. LESCH ESTABLISHES DATA PRACTICES SUBCOMMITTEE - (Posted: Jan 18 2013 1:19PM)

2013 SESSION UPDATE - (Posted: Jan 15 2013 11:39AM)

Rep. Lesch, Senator John Marty and Revenue Commissioner Frans to talk tax reform with area residents at St. Paul town hall meeting - (Posted: 2012-12-12 00:00:00)

Rep. Lesch Named Chair of the House Civil Law Committee - (Posted: 2012-11-16 00:00:00)

EARTH DAY A CHANCE FOR REFLECTION, ACTION - (Posted: 2012-04-17 00:00:00)

Rep. John Lesch Urges Constituents to Use IRS Free File for Free Online Tax Assistance & E-Filing - (Posted: 2012-04-13 00:00:00)

Legislative Update -- March 13, 2012 - (Posted: 2012-03-13 00:00:00)

“SURPLUS” ALREADY SPENT, DEBT AND DEFICITS REMAIN - (Posted: 2012-02-29 00:00:00)

STATEMENT ON REDISTRICTING MAPS - (Posted: 2012-02-21 00:00:00)

District 66A Update - Economic Forecast - (Posted: 2011-03-02 00:00:00)

Rep. Lesch Urges Constituents Use Free Online Tax Preparation & Filing - (Posted: 2011-02-17 00:00:00)

District 66A Update - Governor Dayton Budget Edition - (Posted: 2011-02-15 00:00:00)

St. Paul Legislators Applaud Gov. Dayton Proposal to Grow Jobs, Build Ballpark - (Posted: 2011-01-31 00:00:00)

LESCH APPOINTED TO CIVIL LAW COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP POST - (Posted: 2010-12-20 00:00:00)

Rep. Paul Thissen names Lesch to Leadership Position - (Posted: 2010-11-18 00:00:00)

TARP Letter to Minnesota Senators - (Posted: 2010-05-19 00:00:00)

The Price of Arrogance - (Posted: 2010-05-14 00:00:00)

Protesting Deregulation - (Posted: 2010-05-05 00:00:00)

Governor Checked - (Posted: 2010-05-05 00:00:00)

Honoring Officer Bergeron - (Posted: 2010-05-03 00:00:00)

Lesch Achieves Legislative Success - (Posted: 2010-04-29 00:00:00)

Fixing the Damage from Juvenile Records - (Posted: 2010-04-14 00:00:00)

Blueprint to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse - (Posted: 2010-04-07 00:00:00)

Finishing Strong - (Posted: 2010-03-31 00:00:00)

Making the Tough Decisions - (Posted: 2010-03-24 00:00:00)

STATEMENT ON REPUBLICAN LAWSUIT - (Posted: 2010-03-24 00:00:00)

Getting Minnesotans Back to Work - (Posted: 2010-03-17 00:00:00)

The Looming Trouble - (Posted: 2010-03-09 00:00:00)

Bill to Help the Homeless - (Posted: 2010-03-09 00:00:00)

STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHN LESCH STATEMENT ON FEBRUARY BUDGET FORECAST - (Posted: 2010-03-04 00:00:00)

STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHN LESCH STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR PAWLENTY'S BUDGET PROPOSAL - (Posted: 2010-02-15 00:00:00)

State Representative John Lesch calls for a unit of the Minnesota National Guard to receive delayed bonus pay - (Posted: 2010-02-08 00:00:00)

REPRESENTATIVE LESCH ENLISTS WITH MINNESOTA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD - (Posted: 2009-10-09 00:00:00)

Lesch a voice in national Catholic for Choice efforts - (Posted: 2009-09-29 00:00:00)

Similar, But Different - Catholics in American Politics - (Posted: 2009-07-23 00:00:00)

LESCH BILL PROTECTS CONSUMERS FROM CELL PHONE FRAUD - (Posted: 2009-05-06 00:00:00)

House Budget Framework is Fair, Responsible and Honest - (Posted: 2009-03-26 00:00:00)

LEGISLATORS CALL FOR MORATORIUM ON NEW CHARTER SCHOOLS UNTIL ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES ARE ADOPTED - (Posted: 2009-01-26 00:00:00)

REP. JOHN LESCH TO ATTEND PRESTIGIOUS TOLL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM - (Posted: 2007-09-28 00:00:00)

REP. JOHN LESCH'S ANTI-GANG MEASURE PASSES HOUSE - (Posted: 2007-05-04 00:00:00)

Representative Lesch Proposes Bill To Ban Dangerous Dogs - (Posted: 2007-06-14 00:00:00)

REP. JOHN LESCH PROPOSES TOUGH ANTI-GANG MEASURE - (Posted: 2007-02-22 00:00:00)

Representative Lesch Heads to Washington for the Young Elected Officials Network’s Second Annual Convening - (Posted: 2007-02-27 00:00:00)

Rep. John Lesch Elected Chair Of Saint Paul Delegation - (Posted: 2007-01-10 00:00:00)

High School Page Program Offers Chance to Learn About Legislature First-Hand - (Posted: 2006-09-20 00:00:00)

Lesch Introduces Bill to Make Clinical Drug Trial Results Public - (Posted: 2006-03-21 00:00:00)

Education Funding Will Help Students Heading Back to School - (Posted: 2005-08-19 00:00:00)

SUCCESS OF 2005 SESSION IS IN THE DETAILS - (Posted: 2005-07-14 00:00:00)

Benny’s Law and Other Public Safety Bills by Representative Lesch Pass House Omnibus Public Safety Bill will control gangs, meth, and sex offenders - (Posted: 2005-04-28 00:00:00)

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