What Minnesota’s most diverse Legislature means for policy


              Samantha Sencer-Mura, the first Japanese American ever elected to Minnesota's state Legislature, sits for a photo at East Lake Library in Minneapolis, Minn., on Nov. 22, 2022. Sencer-Mura is set to join the state's most diverse Legislature yet in January. (AP Photo/Trisha Ahmed)
            
              Leigh Finke, the first transgender person ever elected to Minnesota's state Legislature, poses for a portrait at her home in St. Paul, Minn., on Nov. 18, 2022. Finke is set to join the state's most diverse Legislature yet in January. (AP Photo/Trisha Ahmed)
            Zaynab Mohamed, who is in the first cohort of Black women senators ever elected to Minnesota's state Legislature, stands inside Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis, Minn., on Nov. 22, 2022, before joining the state's most diverse Legislature yet in January. (AP Photo/Trisha Ahmed) Alicia Kozlowski, the first nonbinary person ever elected to Minnesota's state Legislature, stands outside the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., on Nov. 18, 2022. Kozlowski is set to join the state's most diverse Legislature yet in January. (AP Photo/Trisha Ahmed) Clare Oumou Verbeten, who is in the first cohort of Black women senators ever elected to Minnesota's state Legislature, sits for a photo at her home in St. Paul, Minn., on Nov. 21, 2022. Verbeten is set to join the state's most diverse Legislature yet in January. (AP Photo/Trisha Ahmed)
What Minnesota’s most diverse Legislature means for policy