News from the MN Senate Republicans

Senate Republicans are putting our state back on track to achieve economic freedom and opportunity for all Minnesotans. We’re focused on implementing solutions that will work to create a healthy economy, a stable future, and a better life for Minnesota families.
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Senate Republican Leader David Hann’s statement on MNsure rate releases

The health insurance market in Minnesota has been devastated by policies based on ideology rather than economics. Hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans are losing their health insurance because of dropped plans, health care costs are skyrocketing, and now we are...
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Middle Class Loses Again With MNsure Rate Increase

Statement of Senate Republican Leader David Hann regarding today’s announcement that insurance rates for Minnesotans stuck in the individual market using MNsure are rising as much as 50%:   “ObamaCare and MNsure have been disastrous to Minnesota’s health insurance market....
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Sen. Ingebrigtsen to introduce Senate resolution supporting police, denouncing Gov. Dayton’s accusations of racism

In the wake of multiple police fatalities in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (R-Alexandria) will introduce a resolution in the special session to affirm the Minnesota legislature’s commitment to support peace officers. The resolution also rebukes the governor’s...
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Statement of Senate Republican Leader David Hann on the passing of Sen. James Metzen

“With the passing of Sen. Metzen, the Minnesota Senate lost a great leader and my colleagues and I lost a good friend. Jim was a true public servant who fought tirelessly for the people of South St. Paul and his...
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Senate Ethics Committee urged to resume investigation into complaint regarding Sen. Jeff Hayden

Voting public deserves to know whether Hayden personally profited from improper expenditures of tax dollars and lied under oath about misconduct (St. Paul, MN…) Senate Republican Leader David Hann renewed his call for the Ethics Subcommittee to reconvene and finish...
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Statement of Senate Republican Leader David Hann on prospects of a special session

“House Republicans did their job this year, negotiated in good faith and passed bipartisan bills on the priorities most important to Minnesotans. Unfortunately, Senate Democrats and Gov. Dayton deliberately obstructed progress. First, Senate Democrats blocked funding for transportation and infrastructure,...
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Senate Republican Leader David Hann initiates letter of legislative intent

(St Paul, MN…) In response to Governor Dayton’s imminent veto of the tax bill, Senate Republican Leader David Hann (R-Eden Prairie) requested legislative leaders jointly sign a letter clarifying the legislative intent of the bill. “Governor Dayton is using every...
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Democrats admit they’re holding up funding for roads & bridges across MN

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Liberal DFL Senators demand Minneapolis train, stop progress on roads and bridges

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk threw in the towel on transportation negotiations today, rejecting the House Republicans’ latest offer because it did not include a controversial train in Minneapolis and a gas tax. Bakk told the press “I don’t see...
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People Who Care

MN Senate Republicans are problem-solvers, focused on the issues most important to you and your family.

Agriculture

Family farms are essential to maintaining a strong food supply and contributing to energy needs throughout the state.

Education

Students deserve to learn in class- rooms with great teachers, locally developed curriculum, and the ability to reach their full potential.

Energy

Energy independence requires an “all of the above” approach to lower utility costs and encourage responsible energy production.

Healthcare

Quality healthcare means reliable patient-doctor relationships, better insurance choices, affordable care, and innovative treatment options.

Jobs & Economy

Creating a competitive business climate leads to high wages for workers, low costs for consumers, and greater innovation.

Privacy & Property Rights

Strong, stable communities are built around the protection of individual human rights and freedom from unnecessary government intrusion.

Taxes

Healthy economies are created when hardworking Minnesotans keep more of their earnings and the state spends wisely, not wastefully.

Transportation

Faster, safer travel and lower commute times can be achieved with common sense investments in roads and bridges throughout our state.