The Frontline Workers Pay Working Group was brought together to divide $250 million amongst our frontline workers for all their hard work and dedication to helping Minnesota get through the pandemic. The bipartisan group has to complete their work before the Legislature can be called into a special session to vote on it.
Today, Representatives Kelly Morrison and Liz Boldon and Senators Matt Klein, Chris Eaton and Erin Murphy sent a letter to the Minnesota State Agricultural Society and State Fair Board of Managers urging them to implement a mandatory mask policy for all State Fair attendees. Each of the cosigners has a significant background in healthcare. The letter is as follows:
As concerns mount around the effects of the highly-contagious Delta variant, Senator Matt Klein (DFL-Mendota Heights) and Representative Kelly Morrison (DFL-Deephaven) have sent letters to their local school boards urging the adoption of an indoor mask requirement for students, teachers, and staff in local schools, regardless of vaccination status.
Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-Saint Paul), Representative Liz Boldon (DFL-Rochester), and Representative Cedrick Frazier (DFL-New Hope) are calling upon the Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature to take action against the spread of misinformation on COVID-19 and the vaccine. WHAT A press conference to… Read More »A call to end dangerous COVID-19 misinformation
Sen. Murphy, Rep. Frazier, and Majority Leader Winkler appointed to Frontline Worker Pay Working Group
Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-Saint Paul) and Representative Cedrick Frazier (DFL-New Hope), co-authors of the Essential Workers Emergency Leave Act, with a panel of legislators that include Majority Leader Representative Ryan Winkler, have been appointed to the Frontline Worker Pay Working Group that will determine the distribution of the $250 million included in the Minnesota state budget dedicated to frontline workers. The funding was made possible by one-time federal funds from the American Rescue Plan.
Governor Walz, Rep. Huot, and Sen. Clausen visit Minnesota Zoo to highlight “Your Shot to Summer” vaccine incentive campaign
Governor Walz visited the Minnesota Zoo yesterday, June 3, 2021, to continue his tour highlighting the state’s “Your Shot to Summer” COVID-19 vaccine incentive campaign. The campaign aims to encourage Minnesotans to roll up their sleeves and get their vaccine during the next month. The goal is to reach 70 percent of Minnesotans over the age of 16 to be vaccinated by July 1 by providing rewards for those getting their first dose of the vaccine in June.