This is a summary only. To receive full legislative updates on a biweekly basis, you must be a member of MNAAP. The emails provide additional details about legislative issues that are not posted on our website and are for members only. Legislature Starts with New Leadership The Minnesota Legislature reconvenes on Monday, January 31 with […]
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Nearing the end of 2021, a time when words like “Delta variant,” “vaccine hesitancy,” and “I think you’re muted” were all regularly used, plenty of Minnesotans are hoping for a more normal 2022. From a political perspective however, I am here to tell you that won’t likely happen for a variety of reasons. Split Government […]
MNAAP is a leading voice on children’s health issues at the Minnesota Capitol. The start of the 2022 Minnesota legislative session is still a few months away, but MNAAP is using this downtime to prepare to make the most of our advocacy on behalf of Minnesota’s children. All members are invited to join the MNAAP […]
Session Starts with a Heavy Heart The Minnesota Legislature convened on Tuesday, Jan. 5, to begin what is expected to be a five-month session. It started with a very heavy heart for many of us when we learned of the death of long-time lobbyist Eric Dick the day before. Eric was employed by the Minnesota […]
Nothing about our politics is normal these days. Had a Hollywood screenwriter written a script describing the state of our nation and national discourse, it’s not hard to imagine that it would be viewed as too fictional to be real. The arrival of COVID-19 in Minnesota in March completely scrambled the 2020 legislative session. The […]