Senator Dan Sparks
Democratic-Farmer-Labor, District 27
Daniel D. "Dan" Sparks (born July 5, 1968) is a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota Senate representing District 27, which includes all or portions of Fillmore, Freeborn, and Mower counties in the southeastern part of the state. A Democrat, he was first elected to the Senate in 2002, and was re-elected in 2006 and 2010.
Sparks is currently a member of the Senate's Busin...
CapitolState Office Building 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Room 19Saint Paul, MN 55155-1206Phone651-296-9248
District2009 7th Avenue SoutheastAustin, MN 55912Phone507-438-2898
RolesSenate, session 2009-2010 Senate, session 2011-2012 Senate, session 2013-2014
- Senate Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division Committee
- Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Division Committee
- Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee
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Layers of work ahead
Apr 14Layers of work ahead
“This has been the most fast-paced session that I've been a part of,” said Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin. The session will close in about a month, capping off a year where legislators have debated everything from medical marijuana to minimum wage ...Austin Herald
Poppe votes for minimum wage hike
Dallas Morning NewsPoppe votes for minimum wage hike
Not all Democratic lawmakers supported the measure, however. Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, was one of three Democrats who voted against the bill in the Senate. Sparks said earlier this week he supported raising the minimum wage but didn't know if $9.50 ...
Minnesota Senate approves minimum wage of $9.50
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