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Kent Eken

Democratic-Farmer-Labor — Senator — District 4
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Kent Eken represents Senate District 4 in the Minnesota Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 429 bills.

2002 9800.0
2004 -1400.0
2006 6325.0
2008 5250.0
2010 5950.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Capitol
    75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Room 303
    St. Paul, MN 55155-1606
  • sen.kent.eken@senate.mn

Media

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News and Blog Coverage

Why lawmakers want to fundamentally change how the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency does business

Creative Commons/Ann At the center of it all are two controversial water regulations set by the PCA: the state’s new phosphorus standard for rivers and a looming decision on sulfate levels in water to protect wild rice crops. If there were a contest to name the least popular state department ...

Legislative session personal

By Don Davis Minnesota state Sen. Kent Eken fought for years to increase pay for those who care for the elderly and disabled, but as state legislators wound down their 2014 session, he made it personal. “I had a brother … Continue reading →

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SF 1198

    Small business development centers program appropriation

  • SF 1176

    Local government public safety employees on authorized leave reimbursement grant

  • SF 1152

    Text message suicide prevention program expansion appropriation

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  • SF 1155

    Olmstead plan day training and habilitation grant program establishment and appropriation

  • SF 1133

    Flood hazard mitigation grants bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 1112

    Nursing facility operating payment rate increase establishment

Recent Votes

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HF 2958

Wardlow motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5441.0
•••No: 7758.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Wardlow motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5441.0
•••No: 7758.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 247

Davnie motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5844.0
•••No: 7255.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 247

Davnie motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5844.0
•••No: 7255.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Repassage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7154.0
•••No: 6045.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Repassage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7154.0
•••No: 6045.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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