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Senator Zaynab Mohamed Introduces Bill to Allow Striking Workers Access to Unemployment Insurance

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, March 13th, the Senate Jobs and Economic Development Committee heard Senate File 3588, a bill authored by Senator Zaynab Mohamed (DFL-Minneapolis). The bill would allow striking workers access to unemployment insurance (UI) benefits after a waiting period, which… Read More »Senator Zaynab Mohamed Introduces Bill to Allow Striking Workers Access to Unemployment Insurance

Senator Kupec Champions Rail Safety Legislation in Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday

Three bills would reduce likelihood of derailments and protect Minnesotans [SAINT PAUL, MN] — Senator Rob Kupec (DFL-Moorhead) presented three bills in the Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday to help address growing concerns around rail safety in Minnesota.  “Hundreds of trains travel… Read More »Senator Kupec Champions Rail Safety Legislation in Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday

Senator Liz Boldon Introduces Bills to Expand Access to Mental Healthcare

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Thursday, March 14th, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee heard two bills authored by Senator Liz Boldon (DFL-Rochester) aimed at expanding access to mental health care. The first, Senate File 3451, would address workforce shortcomings and streamline administrative… Read More »Senator Liz Boldon Introduces Bills to Expand Access to Mental Healthcare

Senator Steve Cwodzinski Presents Bill to Codify the Rights and Freedoms of Student Journalists

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) spoke in support of students journalists in the Education Policy Committee as he presented his bill (SF 3998) to enshrine the right of free speech and expression for student… Read More »Senator Steve Cwodzinski Presents Bill to Codify the Rights and Freedoms of Student Journalists