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Barb Goodwin

Democratic-Farmer-Labor — Senator — District 41
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Barb Goodwin represents Senate District 41 in the Minnesota Senate, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 185 bills.

2000 3814.0
2002 4650.0
2004 4000.0
2010 8020.0

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

  • Capitol Office:

    2101 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    95 University Avenue W.
    St. Paul, MN 55155
    Phone: 651-296-4334
  • sen.barb.goodwin@senate.mn



News and Blog Coverage

Senators Against Revenge Porn

Minnesota senators voted 62-3 Monday to make revenge pornography a crime. House action is pending on similar legislation. “This finally provides some relief in law … for someone who has had private sexual images disseminated without their approval,” Sen. Barb Goodwin, D-Columbia Heights, said. Revenge porn is the name given ...

Transit: The House GOP Is Standing In The Way Of Our Future

by Dave Mindeman We are going to look back on this period...this legislative period...and wonder what the hell we were thinking? We have infrastructure problems, maintenance problems, carbon emission problems...problems, problems, problems. And we are not addressing them. This is a representative democracy which means we count on those we ...

Mr. Nice Guy?

One Saturday last June, a group of three-dozen or so lawmakers gathered at 3 a.m. in an office building down the street from the Minnesota Capitol. A special session of the Legislature had just adjourned, but more than a dozen members of the Senate Democratic majority caucus were unhappy, and ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 262

    A Senate resolution honoring Superintendent Dennis Carlson on his retirement

  • SF 2829

    Shoreview Turtle Lake water level study bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 2831

    Local governments donation of certain surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations authorization

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  • SF 2843

    In-law care sick leave benefit usage authorization

  • SF 2740

    Single-Family Home Buyers Public Safety Protection Act

  • SF 2660

    Medical assistance (MA) nonemergency medical transportation services covered service provisions modifications

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