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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 four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 229 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:

    75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Room 110
    St. Paul, MN 55155-1606
  • sen.barb.goodwin@senate.mn



News and Blog Coverage

State Senators Barb Goodwin, Karin Housley Join Forces to Help Corrections

ST. PAUL, MINN. – State Senators Barb Goodwin (DFL-Columbia Heights) and Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point) have joined forces to author legislation providing affordable health care to corrections employees who are rendered permanently disabled in the line of duty. Housley and Goodwin took action when they learned about the violent ...

The personal became political in Minnesota's two-year reversal on same-sex marriage

In the end, the personal and the political were not to be disentangled. The Minnesota Senate Monday voted 37-30 to extend marriage rights to gays and lesbians. A mere six months ago, Minnesota was in line to become the 31 st state to enact a constitutional amendment restricting marriage to ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SF 1416

    Local government surplus equipment nonprofit organization donation authority

  • SF 1328

    Wage Theft Protection Act

  • SF 1309

    Acupuncture services health plan coverage requirement

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  • SF 1362

    Driving while impaired (DWI) offenses; driving only vehicles with ignition interlock as condition of pretrial release and probation requirement

  • SF 1289

    Firearms possession restrictions court petition; centralized register creation; providing for red flag orders for protection from gun violence

  • SF 1269

    Incarcerated women needs addressed relating to pregnancy and childbirth issues and use of restraints report requirement

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