Sen. Morrison

Senator Morrison’s Legislation Reforming Prior Authorization Process Receives Hearing in Senate Health and Human Services Committee

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – In an effort to reduce the bureaucratic hurdles facing Minnesotans in need of critical health care, Senator Kelly Morrison (DFL-Deephaven) presented her bill limiting the use of prior authorization when it delays critical care Wednesday in… Read More »Senator Morrison’s Legislation Reforming Prior Authorization Process Receives Hearing in Senate Health and Human Services Committee

Packaging Waste and Cost Reduction Act, the most impactful recycling bill in over 40 years, advances through first legislative committee

St. Paul, MN, – Today, state, local, and national leaders, including Partnership on Waste and Energy, Conservation Minnesota, Eureka Recycling, Solid Waste Administrators Association, r.World, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and The Recycling Partnership, testified in support of HF 3577/SF 3561. The Packaging Waste and Cost Reduction Act, authored by State Representative Sydney Jordan (DFL – Minneapolis) and State Senator Kelly Morrison (DFL – Deephaven), advanced through its first hearing in the House’s Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee. This bill would require all packaging be reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2032.

Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee Advances Senator Kelly Morrison’s Legislation to Prevent Prescription Drug Price Gouging

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee advanced Senator Kelly Morrison’s legislation (SF 168) prohibiting exorbitant prescription drug price hikes and establishing a prescription drug affordability board today. The legislation will help address the high cost of prescription drugs for Minnesotans, said Sen. Morrison.

DFL Senators Introduce Consumer Protection Agenda

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, the Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee will begin the work of advancing bills that represent consumer interests. Priorities the committee will hear this week include bills to curb the recent rise in stolen catalytic converters, increase penalties on illegal robocalls, and prevent price-gouging on prescription drugs.