Minnesota Senate DFL passes emergency insulin act

and everything else happening in the Legislature this week

Insulin affordability passes the Senate, work remains

The cost of insulin has tripled in the last 10 years, and three insulin manufacturers control over 90% of the insulin market in the United States. In the last 12 months, those three companies have reported $84.1 billion in revenue and $18.5 billion in profits. Read more >>

Governor signs coronavirus response bill

This week, Governor Walz signed into law a bill appropriating nearly $21 million in funds to be added to Minnesota’s public health response contingency account. The funds will help support disease investigation, provide information to the public … Read more >>

Senate Republicans continue to fail at keeping Minnesotans safe

Senate Republicans held a Judiciary Committee hearing this week focused on what they are calling their public safety and violence prevention package. Ironically, their package will do very little to keep Minnesotans safe or prevent gun violence. Read more >>

Senate DFL Week Five in Review

DFL legislators explore first responder confidentiality

Governor Walz releases supplemental budget recommendations

Solutions for better mental health resources for students