The Minnesota Nurses Association announced this week that more than 15,000 nurses will participate in a three-day strike later this month if a new contract is not reached. If no agreement is reached, the three-day strike would be the largest private sector nurses’ strike in United States history.
Senator Nick Frentz Praises Biden Administration and Congressional Democrats for Passage of Inflation Reduction Act
Senator Nick Frentz (DFL-Mankato) hailed the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act on Friday, saying that the climate change, healthcare, and tax law will improve life for working families in Minnesota.
Republican Majority Says No to Tax Cuts, Funding for Education, Nursing Homes, Public Safety, Infrastructure
Today, Senate DFL Caucus Leaders Melisa López Franzen (DFL-Edina), Mary Kunesh (DFL-New Brighton), Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul), and Nick Frentz (DFL-North Mankato) issued the following statement on the Senate Republican decision to walk away from a signed budget agreement:
Senate DFLers today successfully secured a change in Senate rules that will allow Senate employees – for the first time ever – to recognize and observe the importance of the Juneteenth holiday, which since June 19, 1865 – has commemorated the end of the brutal enslavement of African Americans in the United States.
Today, Senate DFL Caucus Leaders Melisa López Franzen (DFL-Edina), Mary Kunesh (DFL-New Brighton), Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul), and Nick Frentz (DFL-North Mankato) released the following statement:
Key Senate DFLers Say Push to Secure Drought Relief for Hard-Hit Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Crosses Finish Line, Continued Support Necessary as Producers Hit by Widespread Storm Damage
Key Senate DFLers said today that their months-long push to secure disaster relief for Minnesota farmers and ranchers hit hard by last year’s severe drought has passed the Senate and now heads to Governor Walz for his signature. This comes as recent widespread storm damage has impacted producers across Minnesota.