On Friday, March 26, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. the Senate DFL will be hosting a remote hearing on legislation (Senate File 1205) presented by Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent that would provide Paid Family and Medical Leave benefits for Minnesota… Read More »Senate DFL announces hearing on Paid Family and Medical Leave
Senator Aric Putnam (DFL-St. Cloud) has announced a virtual town hall meeting to be held on Thursday, March 25 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The town hall will provide constituents the opportunity to ask questions and hear updates from Senator Putnam as… Read More »Senator Aric Putnam announces March 25 Virtual Town Hall
Legislation passed off the Minnesota Senate floor Thursday on a bipartisan vote of 55-12 conforming Minnesota tax law with federal guidance to exempt recipients of Paycheck Protection Plan loans from state taxes. The measure provides immediate relief for small businesses who are in the midst of filing their taxes.
Senator Aric Putnam (DFL-St. Cloud) has announced a virtual town hall meeting to answer questions constituents may have about COVID-19 vaccines, the distribution of vaccines to Minnesotans, and any other questions constituents may have related to the vaccine. “We all… Read More »Senator Putnam to host virtual town hall on COVID-19 vaccines
College students facing food insecurity on Minnesota college and university campuses would receive crucial assistance under the Hunger-Free Campus Act (SF 1103), which was introduced on February 17. According to survey results of Minnesota college students from 2018-19, 2 in 5 colleges students are facing or have faced food insecurity.
Minnesota has recently launched a community COVID-19 vaccine pilot program, partnering with local public health and school districts, to place nine pilot clinics across the state. Senator Aric Putnam (DFL-St. Cloud) will be touring the St. Cloud pilot site this Saturday,… Read More »Senator Putnam to Tour St. Cloud Pilot Vaccine Site