New medication repository program begins

Last session, Senator Scott Jensen (R-Chaska) worked with pharmacy students to pass medication repository language in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. Senator Jensen views this approach to reducing waste in health care as a compelling initiative. Under the…
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Senator Kiffmeyer: Happy Independence Day!

Neighbors, The Declaration of Independence, declared by twelve of the thirteen colonies of the United States of America, was adopted by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.  Two hundred and forty years later, our free nation continues…
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Senator Julie Rosen

Senator Rosen applauds opioid bill

Today, Governor Tim Walz hosted a ceremonial bill signing for new legislation to create an Opiate Epidemic Response Account. “Today is a great day for those struggling with opioid addiction, their families and supporters, for their advocates here at the…
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Senator Kiffmeyer update for June 28: Freedom of the Press

Congratulations and in recognition of Big Lake’s 40th celebration of the West Sherburne Tribune Newspaper, I’ll share some history on the 1st Amendment to our constitution which includes freedom of the press. In the 13 colonies, the press struggled for…
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Minnesota State Capitol

New laws effective July 1, 2019

As a result of legislation signed into law during the 2019 legislative session, including provisions within the two-year state budget agreement passed by the legislature, a series of new laws have gone into effect. You can find a comprehensive list…
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