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DFL Caucus News Archive
Previous caucus news stories and member releases.
House DFLers unveil plan to reduce health care costs, improve care for Minnesotans
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
SAINT PAUL, MINN. – House DFL lawmakers unveiled a package of initiatives today designed to reduce h...
Getting Dark Money Out of our Politics
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Since the United States Supreme Court ruled on “Citizens United” in 2010 Minnesotans have been inund...
House DFL Leader Thissen applauds Governor Dayton’s Leadership on Paid Parental Leave
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
SAINT PAUL, MINN - Today, Governor Dayton announced a plan to guarantee six weeks of paid parental l...
Legislators Call for $2 Million in Funding to Combat Terrorist Recruitment
Monday, February 8, 2016
SAINT PAUL, MN – House DFL Leader Paul Thissen, State Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL – Minneapolis), and Sta...
House DFL Legislators propose constitutional amendment to shed light on dark money spent in Minnesota elections
Thursday, February 4, 2016
“DISCLOSE Act” would allow voters to decide if they have right to know who is spending money to infl...
Dangerous Highway 36 intersection awarded money; area legislators applaud funding
Thursday, January 7, 2016
A traffic light-operated intersection at Hadley Avenue and Highway 36 in Oakdale that has long b...
Friday, January 1, 2016
Rep. Thissen announces proposal to restructure the Department of Human Services
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Period of transition a good time to make DHS more transparent and accountable to Minnesotans
Budget surplus gives us chance to make real progress for Minnesotans
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Saint Paul, Minnesota - Today the Office of Minnesota Management and Budget announced a forecast...
Dave Pinto: More cost, less access in Capitol construction zone
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Photo via Lars Leafblad on Twitter
By Dave Pinto
Do not enter.
Unfortunately, that is the sig...
Minnesota House passes CARES Act funding for local government and critical investments in Minnesotans
Friday, June 19, 2020
St. Paul, Minnesota — Today, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed a bill to provide $841 mi...
Minnesota House releases agenda for October 2019 Mini-Session in Winona
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
St. Paul, Minnesota — The Minnesota House of Representatives today released the full agenda for the ...
Minnesota Democrats are Fighting to Protect Workers’ Pay and Benefits
Thursday, March 2, 2017
SAINT PAUL – Today, the Minnesota House will debate HF 600 on the House Floor.
The bill would preve...
Statement from House DFL Leader – Designate Melissa Hortman
Thursday, December 15, 2016
SAINT PAUL, MINN. – House DFL Leader-designate Melissa Hortman released the following statement...