Hastings Veterans Home

Senator Erin Murphy Responds to Veterans Affairs Leadership Changes

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Sunday, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Larry Herke announced that deputy commissioner Doug Hughes and Hastings Veterans Home administrator Mike Anderson are no longer employed by the department. The announcement follows reports of years of a hostile work environment which jeopardized the care provided to veterans at the Hastings facility.

Senator Judy Seeberger Statement on Senate Republicans Blocking Local Infrastructure and Job Creation Projects

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, the Senate voted on a bonding bill to invest in the infrastructure needs of communities across the state. Because a minimum of 41 votes are required to pass bonding bills, this legislation ultimately was blocked by Senate Republicans. In response, Senator Seeberger (DFL-Afton) released the following statement: