With an approximate budget surplus of $7.7 billion in Minnesota, Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-St. Paul) issued the following statement calling for frontline worker pay to be the first item addressed in the 2022 Legislative Session.
With news of today’s strong budget forecast, it is clear that we have the means and opportunity to improve lives through bold investments in people and communities.
Earlier today, the Frontline Worker Pay Working Group adjourned without a final agreement in place to disburse funds
The Frontline Workers Pay Working Group was brought together to divide $250 million amongst our frontline workers for all their hard work and dedication to helping Minnesota get through the pandemic. The bipartisan group has to complete their work before the Legislature can be called into a special session to vote on it.
Today, Representatives Kelly Morrison and Liz Boldon and Senators Matt Klein, Chris Eaton and Erin Murphy sent a letter to the Minnesota State Agricultural Society and State Fair Board of Managers urging them to implement a mandatory mask policy for all State Fair attendees. Each of the cosigners has a significant background in healthcare. The letter is as follows:
Senator Erin Murphy (DFL-Saint Paul), Representative Liz Boldon (DFL-Rochester), and Representative Cedrick Frazier (DFL-New Hope) are calling upon the Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature to take action against the spread of misinformation on COVID-19 and the vaccine. WHAT A press conference to… Read More »A call to end dangerous COVID-19 misinformation