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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Election Year Stunt: Five Questions to ask Senate Democrats about MNsure

Today Senate Democrats will hold a press conference to call for a special session to resolve the healthcare crisis caused by their blind devotion to MNsure. Republican Leader David Hann released the following statement: “Today’s press conference should be seen for...
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Senate Republicans push alternatives to MNsure after federal audit finds it vulnerable to hackers

Minnesotans should not be forced to risk identity theft on an unsecure website. (St. Paul, MN…) Senate Republicans renewed their call to allow Minnesotans to purchase health insurance plans outside of MNsure and still qualify for tax credits after a...
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Opinion: State must help those facing financial ruin from health care costs

With insurance premiums slated to go through the roof, Minnesota should set up a health care reinsurance pool. It can be done and it must be done. More than 250,000 Minnesotans are in for a frightening Halloween surprise. Their insurance...
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Opinion: Republican solutions can solve Minnesota’s health insurance woes

Bend the cost curve by giving consumers more choices, stripping away unnecessary regulations and providing tax relief on insurance premiums.  Now that MNsure’s rates have been released, Minnesotans are finally able to assess the damage higher insurance premiums will have...
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Future Senate committee chairs lay out plans to repair Minnesota’s broken healthcare system

Republican plans will lower health insurance costs and increase choices Senate Republicans today vowed to pass bold legislation to lower health insurance costs and make more options available to Minnesotans when they reconvene as the majority caucus in January. The...
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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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People Who Care

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


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


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


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


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.


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


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