Happy November! As the leaves fall and the days get shorter, I’ve been taking every opportunity to be out and about to visit with neighbors raking leaves, out for coffee, and on the way to vote on Election Day! As we look ahead to the end of the year, I’m looking forward to hearing from you and seeing you as we continue our work together in our community and at the Capitol.
Recently, I had the honor of attending an international summit in Manchester, UK with community, labor and government leaders focused on dealing with Amazon’s impact on the working conditions, the economy, the environment, and human rights in communities across the globe. What’s clear is the urgency of working together to strengthen labor, antitrust, and tax laws to ensure that no big corporation has monopoly power. No company should be too big to regulate, too big to bargain with, or too big to be accountable to the people and communities where they operate.
I was honored to speak on a panel at the Minnesota Antitrust Law Symposium, hosted by Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where we discussed the tools to tackle the growing concentration of monopoly power in our economy and our democracy to provide fairness for workers, farmers, small businesses and consumers.
November 11th is Veterans Day, a day to honor the brave Minnesotans who have served and sacrificed to protect our freedom. On Saturday, I’ll be attending the Minnesota Veterans Home - Minneapolis Veterans Day Program. To every Veteran, thank you for your service.
Minnesota Values Project Survey and Doorknock
Almost 7 years ago, the Minnesota House DFL started the Minnesota Values Project (also known as MVP) -- as a partnership between Minnesotans, elected officials and organizations to create a shared vision for the future of our state. Working together, we’ve strengthened our communities by improving education opportunities, making affordable health care a reality, and increasing economic prosperity for all Minnesotans.
Through this project we have facilitated hundreds of meaningful conversations with people across all Minnesota about their priorities. We’re continuing this work and want to engage with as many Minnesotans as possible. Looking ahead to the 2024 legislative session, we’re looking to hear more perspectives and feedback from Minnesotans. As part of this effort, you’re invited to take the new Minnesota Values Project survey.
The survey only takes a few minutes, and as we build a shared vision for our state, your input is crucial in this process. We look forward to hearing from you.
In addition, this Sunday you can join us for a neighborhood doorknock on Revenue and Democracy in District 63! We will be meeting at Pearl Park at 12:30pm on Sunday, November 12th to connect with South Minneapolis residents and listen to their thoughts and ideas about increasing the voice of voters and communities in our governing process.
In addition to taking this survey and joining us for community door knocks and conversations, as always, don’t hesitate to contact me with your feedback or if I can ever be of assistance. It’s an honor to represent you!
Stay in Touch
Thank you for your time, energy, and all you do to make our community a great place for everyone.
Please reach out and let us know about events and meetings you’d like me to attend. And always reach out to me with your input and ideas, or if I can ever be of assistance. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org or you are always welcome to call me at the Capitol at 651-296-4200 and follow my Facebook page for updates.
It’s an honor and a privilege to be your State Representative. I'm very proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish this year and look forward to the work we have ahead of us. Together we can create a stronger, brighter future for all Minnesotans!