Tina Smith

United States Senator for Minnesota

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WASHINGTON [07/19/18]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security heeded the call and granted an extension of humanitarian protections for hundreds of Somali nationals who have taken refuge in our nation—including many in Minnesota—to escape civil war, human rights abuses and violence in their home country.

Senator’s “Veterans Hearing Benefits Act of 2018” Would Help Veterans Suffering From

Both Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Incurred in Line of Duty Receive Benefits They’ve Earned


Sen. Tina Smith Blasts Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Troubling Record on the Environment

WASHINGTON [07/18/18]—In a speech delivered on the Senate Floor, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) took President Trump’s Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh to task for his troubling record on the environment.

Senator, Along with 21 Colleagues Tell Top Administration Officials

That Conditions Are Far Too Dangerous to Force a Return to Somalia

Senator’s “Justice for Native Survivors of Sexual Violence Act” Seeks Recourse for Victims of Sexual Assault, Trafficking, and Stalking Crimes  

WASHINGTON [07/17/18]—U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.)—a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee—has introduced bipartisan legislation to make sure tribes in Minnesota and across the country are able to prosecute crimes of sexual violence committed by non-Indian offenders.

WASHINGTON [07/16/18]—U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) released the following statement on President Trump’s remarks while at a press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin:

Senator Says Students Need to Know More Affordable, Less Risky Options

Are Often Available to Students Borrowing to Pay College Costs 


Senator’s Staff to Hear From Local Residents, Seniors, As Well As Health Experts

And Providers On Efforts to Make Health Care More Affordable and Accessible

WASHINGTON, D.C. [07/09/18]—U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) took to the Supreme Court steps shortly after President Donald Trump announced Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to fill the vacancy left by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement. Sen. Smith joined fellow Senate colleagues, advocacy organizations, and groups to call for a Justice who will protect the rights of all Americans.

Her New Bill Would Help Rural Schools Attract Teachers, Fund Efforts to Recruit and Retain STEM, Special Education Educators, Diversify Nation’s Teacher Workforce


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Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5641

State Offices

Moorhead Office
819 Center Avenue
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Moorhead, MN 56560
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