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.
As a public servant, it’s my job to listen to the people I represent.
Senator Kent Eken Says Better Wages for Workers Will Protect Seniors in Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care Facilities
Senator Kent Eken (DFL-Twin Valley) today thanked Governor Mark Dayton for releasing new bipartisan proposals to protect the health, safety, and dignity of Minnesota seniors and vulnerable adults.
Compromise in a divided government works in Minnesota. Democrats, including Gov. Mark Dayton, and the Republican controlled Legislature worked together in the 2017 session to garner some big wins for the region.
Sen. Kent Eken (DFL-Twin-Valley) and Rep. Ben Lien (DFL-Moorhead) have strongly advocated for a bill that will help recharge the new housing market in Greater Minnesota.