Back-to-school season is a fresh opportunity to set new goals, make new friends, and celebrate new academic and extracurricular achievements. All of those things, however, are not possible if Minnesota’s youth do not feel safe as they sit in class.
According to a new report from the Center for Rural Policy and Development, Minnesota is facing an “addiction crisis” that is larger in scope than any single drug.
In the end, intense lobbying from some providers killed a bipartisan plan to protect seniors and other vulnerable Minnesotans. Infuriated consumer advocates like AARP Minnesota sent a letter to legislative leaders expressing their disappointment in the outcome of the session.
Senator Jerry Newton (DFL-Coon Rapids) and Representative Erin Koegel (DFL-Spring Lake Park) invite members of the public to attend a town hall meeting on Monday, April 2.