Rep. Pinto

House and Senate consider proposed new Department of Children, Youth, and Families

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Today, in simultaneous hearings, the House Children and Families Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee considered legislation proposed by the Walz-Flanagan Administration and authored by committee chairs Rep. Dave Pinto (DFL-Saint Paul) and Senator Melissa Wiklund (DFL-Bloomington) to establish a new state agency, the Department of Children, Youth, and Families.