Press Releases from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Leaders in the DFL Party and Planned Parenthood Call Out Anti-Choice Agenda of MN GOP Candidates for Governor
Today, Lieutenant Governor Flanagan, Senate DFL Leader Melisa López Franzen, and Planned Parenthood Action Fund held a press conference criticizing anti-choice records of the MN GOP candidates for governor and discussed what is at stake for reproductive health.
Minnesota House Republican Pledges to Introduce Texas-Style Abortion Ban
Republican State Representative Tim Miller has pledged to introduce a Texas-style abortion ban in Minnesota during the next state legislative session, according to recent reporting from the Minnesota News Network. DFL Party Communications Director Brian Evans released the following statement…
DFL Party Statement On Paul Gazelka's Run For Governor
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response to Paul Gazelka’s announcement of his candidacy for governor of Minnesota.
As Walz Encourages Students Get Vaccinated, Senate Republicans Spread Misinformation Threatening In-Person Learning
This week, Governor Tim Walz encouraged students 12 and up to get vaccinated as they return to in-person learning.
Despite knowing that the way to protect against COVID-19 is getting vaccinated and wearing masks, Minnesota Senate Republicans, as recently as last week, were protesting masks and vaccinations. The spread of misinformation has created vaccine hesitancy and discouraged mask use which threatens the ability of students to return to school in person.
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement.
DFL Party Statement On GOP State Senator Michelle Benson's Run For Governor
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response to State Senator Michelle Benson’s announcement of her candidacy for governor of Minnesota.
Paul Gazelka’s Top 10 Moments As Senate Majority Leader
Today, following his announcement to step down as Senate Majority Leader, here are Paul Gazelka’s top 10 moments.
DFL Calls on Minnesota Republicans to Donate Cash Received from GOP Strategist Arrested for Underage Sex Trafficking
Today, following the arrest of Minnesota Republican operative Anton Lazzaro for underage sex trafficking, Minnesota DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin is calling on numerous Minnesota Republicans to donate the money they received from Lazzaro to anti-trafficking organizations.
DFL Party Statement on July’s Strong Jobs Report
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Labor announced the creation of 943,000 jobs in July.
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.