Tina Smith

United States Senator for Minnesota

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WASHINGTON, D.C. [07/31/18]Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) condemned a Trump Administration proposal that would make it harder for millions of women to access quality health care from providers they know and trust.

Sen. Smith, along with 45 of her Senate colleagues, called on Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to reverse course on the planned changes to the Title X family planning program and protect the care families need.

Her Provisions Will Help Prepare Students

For 21st Century Jobs, Help Address Nation’s “Skills Gap”

WASHINGTON, D.C [07/31/18]—U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s (D-Minn.) priorities to expand workforce development were signed into law by the President today.

Measures Bolster Senator’s Efforts to Prepare Students

For 21st Century Jobs, Help Address Nation’s “Skills Gap”

WASHINGTON, D.C [07/24/18]—U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) said today that several provisions she authored to improve career and technical education passed a key hurdle with Senate passage Monday night. The bill would expand opportunities for young people who are looking for high-skill jobs that don’t require a four-year college degree.

The bill passed with bipartisan support in the Senate Monday night.

Senator Calls On Trump Administration to Lay Out Detailed Strategy to Address Effects Of Tariff Actions on Farmers in Minnesota, Across Nation

WASHINGTON [07/23/18]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) shared concerns with top officials in the Trump administration about the effects the President’s recent tariff increases will have on farmers in Minnesota and across the country.

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:


Washington, D.C. Office

309 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5641

State Offices

Moorhead Office
819 Center Avenue
Suite 2A
Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: (218) 284-8721

Duluth Office
515 W 1st Street
Suite 104
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 722-2390

State Offices

Saint Paul
60 Plato Blvd. East
Suite 220
Saint Paul, MN 55107
Phone: (651) 221-1016

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Rochester, MN  55901
Phone: (507) 288-2003