SAINT PAUL, MN. – Ranking minority member of the Senate Health & Human Services Committee, Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville), has scheduled an unofficial* hearing onSenate File 1125, the proposed Minnesota Health Plan on November 13th at the University of Minnesota… Read More »Unofficial* HHS hearing on Minnesota Health Plan Scheduled
A package of bills expanding access to affordable, high-quality health care for all Minnesotans were introduced by Senator Matt Klein (DFL – South St. Paul) on Thursday.
“For many Minnesotans, insulin is literally their lifeline,” said Sen. Matt Little (DFL-Lakeville) referring to the 320,000 Minnesotans with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
St. Paul, Minn.—Senate Republican leadership released their budget targets Friday afternoon. The targets show that Health and Human Services are slated for a $335 million cut, despite a $1.6 billion surplus. Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) shared his serious concerns with… Read More »Lourey: Beyond Dismayed with Senate Republican Health and Human Services Cut Target
Minnesotans for Trust, Respect, Access Kicked Off Campaign by Introducing Common-Sense Reproductive Health Care Legislation
Earlier today, the Minnesotans for Trust, Respect, Access campaign announced a package of common-sense reproductive health care legislation. The two bills that were introduced are The Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act and The Protect Physicians’ Integrity Act. These bills are authored respectively by Rep. Erin Murphy and Sen. Sandy Pappas, and Rep. Laurie Halverson and Sen. Matt Klein, M.D.
Senate DFL Health and Human Services leaders will be holding a press conference tomorrow afternoon to respond to false GOP claims about MNsure and the current rate hike in health insurance premiums.