STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Long-term care funding boost suggested
By Don Davis
A proposal to increase Minnesota long-term care funding could help elder care as baby boomers prepare to retire, supporters say, but overall state budget questions threaten its future.... Posted on 2/26/13 at 6:59 PM
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is scheduled to present the keynote address at the fifth annual "Family Picnic for Senate District 56 Democrats" on Monday, June 22 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Tartan Park in Lake Elmo.
Reading is the cornerstone of education, without knowing how to read, students may struggle in other areas as well. This is why helping students achieve their reading goals is something that the schools are working hard at continuing.
Everyone wants to know how the soldier is doing. No one asks how the soldier’s family is doing. That is the message that military personnel took to a group gathered at Oak-Land Junior High School in Lake Elmo Monday night.
State Senator Kathy Saltzman (DFL-Woodbury), State Representative Julie Bunn (DFL-Lake Elmo), and State Representative Marsha Swails (DFL-Woodbury), announced they will hold a joint legislative town meeting on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Woodbury City Hall.
In the wake of the November fiscal forecast showing that Minnesota is facing a projected $4.8 billion shortfall for 2010-11, and an additional $426 million for the current budget year, strong and decisive action to create jobs must be the focus of our legislature when we return to session on Jan. 6, 2009.
Kathy Saltzman, Viewpoint Writer
, December 10, 2008
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