By Mike Cook
“Will the Legislature send a message that Minnesota will lead in ending systemic racism and racial injustice and invest in stabilizing Minnesota’s African American communities and families?” Rep. John Thompson (DFL-St. Paul) proffers a $457 million answer via HF784.
By Rachel Kats
With a goal of expanding students’ access the program, HF649, sponsored by Rep. Julie Sandstede (DFL-Hibbing), would appropriate $2 million during the 2022-23 biennium to help educators attain the needed credentials to teach concurrent enrollment classes.
By Victoria Cooney
HF1431, sponsored by Rep. Luke Frederick (DFL-Mankato) would modify the personal care assistance and community first services and supports programs to specify that “traveling” can include driving and accompanying a person to medical appointments and other locations.
By Nate Gotlieb
Minnesota meatpacking companies could be required to install more stringent COVID-19 measures, while their workers could be allowed to refuse to work in dangerous conditions without getting fired or facing retaliation.
By Rob Hubbard
HF1503 would provide a refundable sales tax exemption for all materials, supplies and equipment used in constructing or remodeling a fire or police station owned by a local government, beginning July 1, 2021.
By Rachel Kats
Sponsored by Rep. Sandra Feist (DFL-New Brighton) HF486, as amended, would appropriate $265,000 in fiscal year 2022 to provide statewide, evidence-based suicide prevention training to teachers and school staff.