Rep. Kristin Bahner (DFL)

District

34B

Contact Information

  • 525 State Office Building
  • 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
  • St.Paul, MN 55155
  • Phone: 651-296-5502
  • Visit Website

Committees

Record On Conservation Issues

SF 7: Special Session Environment & Natural Resources Finance and Policy Omnibus Bill (July 16, 2019)

House Floor Vote

Every two years the Minnesota Legislature must pass budget bills to fund many of the state agencies.  Agencies like the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that manage the environment and natural resources are usually… Continue reading

How Representative Bahner Voted

The Representative voted YES on this issue.

How the House Voted

A "Yes" vote means - the Omnibus Bill passes and the state’s environmental and natural resource agencies are funded and programs like "No Child Left Inside," "Lawns to Legumes," the AIS watercraft surcharge and the School Trust lands are created and improved.

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HF 359: Flame Retardant Ban – House (May 16, 2019)

House Floor Vote

Toxic chemicals known as flame-retardants were first added to many consumer products decades ago to try and slow accidental fires. Recent research has discovered that some flame-retardant chemicals do not effectively slow accidental fires, and are known to be toxic… Continue reading

How the House Voted

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SF 2226: Amendment to delete increased penalties for pesticide drift (April 26, 2019)

House Floor Vote

A provision in the House agriculture finance bill provided increased penalties for pesticide applicators that allow pesticides to drift onto state wildlife lands. Often these lands are managed to attract pollinators and other insect and animal species. Pesticide drift can… Continue reading

How Representative Bahner Voted

The Representative voted NO on this issue.

How the House Voted

A “No” vote means penalties are increased for pesticide applicators that allow pesticides to drift on to state wildlife lands.

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SF 2226: Amendment deleting truth in advertising requirement for pollinator friendly plants (April 26, 2019)

House Floor Vote

Neonicitinoids are a certain class of pesticides that have been found to be unintentionally toxic to bees and other pollinators. The House agriculture omnibus finance bill included a provision to require plants and nursery stock claiming to be pollinator friendly… Continue reading

How Representative Bahner Voted

The Representative voted NO on this issue.

How the House Voted

A “No” vote means pollinator friendly plants must be correctly labeled and consumers are informed if plants have been exposed to pesticides that could harm pollinators.

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HF 2208: House Energy & Jobs Omnibus Bill (April 24, 2019)

House Floor Vote

Tucked within the omnibus Jobs, Energy, and Telecommunications Finance and Policy bill, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed legislation to put the state on a path to 100% carbon-free electricity by the year 2050. The Jobs/Energy bill pushed electric utilities to… Continue reading

How Representative Bahner Voted

The Representative voted YES on this issue.

How the House Voted

A “Yes” vote supports the clean energy-related policies listed above by moving the bill into conference committee to be reconciled with the senate’s bill.

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Excited to see progress on Clean Energy and Climate in the Minnesota Senate. Thank you @NickAFrentz and Tom Bakk fo… https://t.co/JZ9K0lJBDL

December 10th, 2019 8:56 PM