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January 28, 2019

MNAAP President-elect Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP, appeared before the Senate Health and Human Services Committee on January 24.  Committee Chair Sen. Michelle Benson issued the invitation to provide an update for committee members on an emerging issue in child health: the impact of screen time.  Dr. Berkowitz, a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, […]

January 15, 2019

The 2019 legislative session kicked off at noon on January 8, 2019. Thanks to a very strong showing by the DFL in the suburbs in the fall 2018 elections, the DFL gained control of the House of Representatives.  The DFL also maintained control of the governor’s office with former U.S. Rep. Tim Walz’s win, while […]

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