Senator Johnson Pushes to Defend Minnesota’s Unborn Children

On Thursday, the Senate Rules Committee approved obtaining legal counsel to assist the Attorney General’s office in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn decades of bipartisan, common-sense laws protecting the rights of the unborn.  “Sanctity…

Senate Republicans respond to PhRMA lawsuit

Senator Paul Gazelka released the following statement in response to the lawsuit filed by PhRMA: “We are very disappointed with the drug manufacturers’ lawsuit against the Alec Smith Act after so much work went into…

Senator Nelson Responds to PhRMA Lawsuit

Minnesota state Senator Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) today released the following statement in response to the lawsuit filed by PhRMA against the Alec Smith Affordable Insulin Act:   “The pharmaceutical industry’s decision to sue in order…

Senator Jasinski Responds to PhRMA Lawsuit

Minnesota state Senator John Jasinski (R-Faribault) today released the following statement in response to the lawsuit filed by PhRMA against the Alec Smith Affordable Insulin Act:   “A lot of people spent a lot of…

New Laws Effective July 1, 2020

Courtesy of House Public Information Services. New Laws Effective July 1, 2020 The following is a list of select new laws passed during the 2020 regular legislative session that take effect July 1, 2020. The…

Senator Ruud Recognized for Her Dedication to Companion Animals

The Animal Humane Society presented Senator Carrie Ruud (R-Breezy Point) with the 2020 Animal Advocate Award, recognizing her dedication to the welfare of companion animals. This year, Senator Ruud authored Senate File 3481, the Companion…
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