Sen. Terri Bonoff chosen as Assistant Leader of Senate DFL Caucus

Members of the Minnesota Senate DFL Caucus have elected Sen. Terri Bonoff to be their assistant caucus leader for the 87th Legislative Session. Sen. Bonoff will serve alongside Senate DFL Caucus Leader Tom Bakk. Sen. Bonoff has served in the Minnesota Senate for six years. She was previously the vice-chair of the Senate’s E-12 Finance […] Read more

Early MA Enrollment

In his first action as our state’s Governor, Mark Dayton has signed an Executive Order to expand the state’s Medicaid program which will bring $1.2 billion in federal funding. His order will result in many benefits to our state and its citizens and I applaud his decision. Expanding the state’s Medicaid program will have an […] Read more

Balancing the Budget

The 2011 legislative session will present many challenges to the Legislature and Gov. Dayton. One of the biggest issues, and one that will take months of debate, is balancing the state’s $6 billion budget deficit. The next few months will be difficult as we discuss possible solutions, but we are presented with the opportunity to […] Read more

Sen. Reinert Applauds Governor For Signing Health Care Initiative

Senator Roger Reinert today praised Governor Mark Dayton for signing an Executive Order that will change the state’s Medicaid program and bring approximately $1.2 billion to Minnesota to help struggling hospitals provide better health care, create jobs and generate business activity. Sen. Reinert was on hand for the signing in the Governor’s Reception Room at […] Read more

Senator Reinert Sworn in as Legislative Session Begins

Senator Roger Reinert was sworn in at the Capitol on January 4 as the 2011 Legislative Session began. Sen. Reinert was elected on November 2 and represents Senate District 7, which includes most of the City of Duluth. “I’m very excited to be a state senator and I’m ready to get to work,” he noted. […] Read more

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