Joint Task Force on Emergency Medical Services

Senator Hauschild and Rep Lislegard Applaud Support for Rural Emergency Medical Services in Governor’s Supplemental Budget

St. Paul, Minn. – On Monday, Governor Tim Walz released his supplemental budget proposal for the 2024 Legislative Session, including proposals to address the crisis facing rural emergency medical services (EMS) in Minnesota.  “I’m grateful that Governor Walz recognizes the… Read More »Senator Hauschild and Rep Lislegard Applaud Support for Rural Emergency Medical Services in Governor’s Supplemental Budget

Senator Seeberger’s Bills to Alleviate Struggles of Emergency Medical Services Move Through Committee

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Friday, March 15th, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee heard two bills authored by Senator Judy Seeberger (DFL-Afton) to tackle challenges that Minnesota’s Emergency Medical Services are facing. In 2022, the Office of the… Read More »Senator Seeberger’s Bills to Alleviate Struggles of Emergency Medical Services Move Through Committee

Senator Hauschild Presents Package of Increases to Local Aid and Emergency funding for rural Minnesota Emergency Medical Services in Senate Taxes Committee 

[SAINT PAUL, MN] — In the Senate Taxes Committee Wednesday, Senator Grant Hauschild (DFL-Hermantown) presented four bills addressing inequities in state funding aids for rural communities and townships, and as well as immediate, emergency funding for the crisis facing Emergency… Read More »Senator Hauschild Presents Package of Increases to Local Aid and Emergency funding for rural Minnesota Emergency Medical Services in Senate Taxes Committee 

Speaker Hortman, Majority Leader Dziedzic announce formation of Joint Task Force on Emergency Medical Services

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Today, Minnesota House Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL – Brooklyn Park) and Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL – Minneapolis) announced the formation of a new Joint Task Force on Emergency Medical Services. The panel will be charged with examining new ways the Legislature can strengthen the lifesaving services EMS personnel provide in communities across the state.