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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 251 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
  • District Office:

    Phone: (651) 296-4334
  • 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 2007

    I-35W bridge replacement bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 1974

    Resolution memorializing the President and Congress to provide reimbursement under medicaid for services provided at the Anoka-Metro regional treatment center

  • SF 1857

    Claims against the state provisions modifications

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  • SF 1880

    Minnesota Compassionate Care Act of 2015

  • SF 1856

    Qualified newspaper designation requirement

  • SF 1768

    Active firefighter deaths reporting requirement to state fire marshal; volunteer firefighter killed in line of duty continued health insurance coverage requirement

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