Senator Kent Eken issued the following statement in response to the passage of the Alec Smith Emergency Insulin Act and additional COVID-19 response relief by the Legislature.
The Minnesota Senate passed legislation unanimously Tuesday making COVID-19 an occupational disease covered by workers’ compensation. Senator Kent Eken issued the following response.
As COVID-19 continues to affect every aspect of daily life in the state, Senator Kent Eken (DFL-Twin Valley) wants Minnesotans to know they have resources available to them during this challenging time.
The Minnesota Senate passed legislation Thursday providing approximately $50 million for the Rural Finance Authority for user financed loans. Senator Kent Eken (DFL-Twin Valley) voted in favor of the bill.
Legislation was heard today in the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy requiring increased background checks for employees at group residential homes.
This letter asks the Governor to make stopping this seven percent cut a priority, ensuring all citizens have the quality care they deserve.