The following is a legislative update sent to MNAAP members on Monday, May 1, 2023. This is an abbreviated version of the message members receive from the chapter’s lobbyist. If you are a MNAAP member and you are not receiving a legislative update, contact Communications Manager Bethany Venable via email. Conversion Therapy Ban, Gender Affirming […]
Category: "Legislative Updates"
As an MNAAP member, you play a critical role in advocating for the health and safety of your patients. As you may know, firearms are the leading cause of death for children in the United States. The issue of firearm death and injury is a public health crisis for Minnesota’s youth and demands immediate action. […]
The Minnesota House Health Finance and Policy Committee heard on Thursday morning the introduction of bill HF1, which aims to establish the fundamental right to reproductive health access. The bill, known as the “Protect Reproductive Options Act,” received support from MNAAP through a letter to Chair Tina Leibling (DFL-24B) and committee members. Signed by MNAAP President […]
By Chad Fahning, MNAAP Lobbyist DFL incumbents Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan were reelected to serve four more years in office. The DFL constitutional officers all went DFL as well, with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, Secretary of State Steve Simon, and State Auditor Julie Blaha all winning reelection. In his concession, […]
As the leaves turn and we wave goodbye to summer, we also bid adieu to the likelihood of a special session in Minnesota. Labor Day typically marks the time when legislators are fully out of legislating mode and fully emersed in their door-knocking, fundraising, and other campaign events. With that, the record-setting $9.3 billion budget […]