When we started the 2019 legislative session on Jan. 8, there was great optimism that the only divided state government in the nation would work together to put together a two-year budget that would benefit working families, schools, small businesses, seniors, and people with disabilities. Legislative leaders announced there would be bills moving quickly that […] Read more
One of the most rewarding aspects of representing our area is to see projects I’ve worked on come to fruition.
On March 31 of this year, thousands of Liberians protected under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) would have become eligible for deportation, after years – sometimes decades — of building lives, families, and businesses in the United States.
Senator John Hoffman: We must pass legislation to restore funding cuts for those who care for our most vulnerable
Last February, the Minnesota Department of Human Services received notification from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of a problem with Minnesota’s rate setting policy for Minnesotans receiving home- and community-based services (HCBS).
Affordable health care should not depend on the size of someone’s paycheck or their address. Back in 2017, the legislature passed a “reinsurance” bill as a temporary fix to address the rising costs of health care.
Minnesota is moving into a new era of value-based care that includes ensuring patients receive coordinated care from hospitalization to follow-up care to long-term prevention with all steps focused on communication.