• Why I'm Opening My Official Emails Up for Public Review

    by Rachel Stassen-Berger, Pioneer PressUnlike the law on Minnesota local and state government officials, state law does not require legislators to release their email messages or correspondence to the public.But one lawmaker, at the Pioneer Press’ request, will be releasing his email messages to the newspaper.“If I’m going be out pushing this, I might as well put my money where my mouth is, and I also think it’s going to be an interesting learning experience for the ...

  • Rep. Thissen Seeks Report on Impact of Fossil Fuel Investments on State Retirement Funds

    Rep. Paul Thissen is pushing the State of MN to study the stability and security of investments in companies that are involved in the exploration, production, development, transportation or sale of fossil fuels. "Climate change risks affect all industries. We should take a look at the impact these unstable investments could have on our state funds including pension funds.

  • Rep. Thissen Calls for a New Politics

    In the months since the November election, I took the opportunity to travel around our district and our state to talk with many of you about our future as Minnesotans together.The question I’ve asked myself on those long drives and have heard from you more than any other is “What do we do now?” But on reflection, I think that’s the wrong question. The proper question I believe is “Why do we do this work of politics?”Because that question gets us beyond tactica...

RSS Feed

Get Involved!


We rely on supporters like you to connect with voters and spread the word about the progress that has been made under Paul’s leadership as Speaker of the House. Find out more about how you can get involved!