DEERWOOD, Minn. – The Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota (ARRM) honored Senator Kent Eken (04) with its 2015 ARRM Leadership Award on Thursday, September 24. The presentation ceremony at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge recognized Senator Eken for his ongoing… Read More »Senator Kent Eken honored for exceptional work supporting Minnesotans with disabilities
People with Disabilities
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Sen. John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin) was honored recently when Governor Mark Dayton appointed him Chair of the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD). The Council’s mission is to provide information, education and training to build knowledge,… Read More »Sen. Hoffman Appointed as Chair of Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities
ST. PAUL, Minn. – This weekend, Americans are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July 26, 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed the law that gives civil rights protections to individuals… Read More »Sen. Hoffman Comments on 25th Anniversary of the Signing of the ADA
Sen. John Hoffman discusses Minnesota’s Olmstead Plan, which helps Minnesotans with disabilities find meaningful employment, with Jenny You from CTN Studios.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thanks to the hard work of Sen. John Hoffman, (DFL- Champlin, Brooklyn Park and Coon Rapids) persons with disabilities and their families are one step closer to having the financial supports they need. The following bills… Read More »Senate Passage of HHS Bill Big Deal for Persons with a Disability
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The state of Minnesota took an important step forward this week after the Senate passed a bill to create an Olmstead Training Grants Program. This program will help persons with a disability gain access to services… Read More »State’s Olmstead Plan Gets a Helpful Boost with Passage of Senate Bill