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Barb Goodwin

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

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

2000 3814.0
2002 4650.0
2004 4000.0
2010 8020.0

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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

  • 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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