This week, over fifty members of the House and Senate are reintroducing a previously proposed Minnesota Health Plan (MHP) that would cover all medical needs for Minnesotans while still costing less than the current, unaffordable system. The plan would not require any copays or deductibles, patients would have the ability to choose their providers, and premiums would be based on affordability.
Senator John Marty
Today, Minnesota Management and Budget released the February Economic Forecast, showing a projected positive balance of $1.6 billion for the upcoming biennium. While the forecast projects a positive balance, it includes inflation on the revenue side and excludes it on the spending side in several key areas. Inflation is estimated to be $1.042 billion. A significant portion of the positive balance is also one-time money.
On February 11, Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville) will hold a press conference to discuss legislation designed to prevent the theft of catalytic converters. Senator Marty will be joined by Senator Patricia Torres Ray, Representative Jim Davnie, and St. Paul Police… Read More »DFLers hold press conference on catalytic converter legislation
Senator Marty will reintroduce legislation to prevent scrap metal dealers from buying catalytic converters from thieves Earlier this year, Senator John Marty (DFL-Roseville) introduced legislation to strike back against the theft of catalytic converters from cars and light trucks. Marty’s… Read More »Catalytic Converter Theft Continues to Rise in Minnesota