Workplaces need to work for workers

St. Paul, Minn.—Today the Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition held a press conference headlined by bill chief author Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Katie Sieben (DFL-Cottage Grove). Many DFL Senators attended to show their support for this important bill. The following Senators have released statements of support for paid family and medical leave, a Senate […] Read more

Prior Authorization Reform Passes Senate

ST.PAUL, Minn. – Minnesotans will have an easier time receiving prescribed medications thanks to legislation passed on Friday. The legislation removes barriers from the time a doctor prescribes a medication to a patient to the time it takes a patient to pick it up at the pharmacy, and was passed as part of the larger […] Read more

Improving Minnesotans’ Medication Access

ST.PAUL, Minn. – Minnesotans will have an easier time receiving prescribed medications thanks to legislation introduced Thursday. The legislation, SF 934, removes barriers from the time a doctor prescribes a medication to a patient to the time it takes a patient to pick it up at the pharmacy. “This is an important and necessary step […] Read more

Senator Franzen Introduces School Readiness Tax Credit

ST.PAUL, Minn. –State Senator Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina) introduced legislation today to make it more affordable for parents to pay for the increasingly high costs of high-quality child care and promote school readiness. Additionally, businesses could qualify for a tax credit for payments to child care services. On average, child care in Minnesota costs $901 per […] Read more