Al Franken, Amy Klobuchar and Keith Ellison Support Increase in Alzheimer’s Research Funding

Compiled from Alzheimer’s Association MN-ND Twitter feed Thanks Reps. @keithellison @amyklobuchar @SenFranken for your passion for our advocates and your support fo increase Alzheimer’s research funding! We appreciate your support to #endALZ and fight for those who can’t. #alzforum pic.twitter.com/iPeVzKmglt #PCHETA — Alz. Assoc. MN-ND (@alzMNND) March 29, 2017 Examining Legislation to Improve Public Health PCHETA –......

As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Franken and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices

Landmark Proposal Introduced by Group of Key Senate Democrats to Improve the Affordable Care Act by Addressing Skyrocketing Drug Prices “We need to bring down prescription drug prices. No American should have to skip meals or turn off their heat in order to afford needed medications. But right now, that’s exactly what’s happening. Drug companies......

Klobuchar, Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Give Sinai Stationed Troops Full Benefits

For troops assigned to the Sinai Peninsula, their pay is not excluded from their income taxes as it is for troops serving in designated combat zones such as Iraq or Afghanistan; Since June 2015, the Sinai Peninsula has seen significant increases in hostile force activity, including attacks by the ISIS affiliate in the Sinai The......

SunThisWeek Lakeville Article by Tad Johnson: Group aims to sway health care vote

ISAIAH makes presentation at Burnsville office ISAIAH staff member Alexa Horwart talks with people who were at the Burnsville office of U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis for a presentation to advocate for a “no” vote on the American Health Care Act. Photo by Tad Johnson With a U.S. House vote slated Thursday for the American Health......

Sen. Matt Little proposes helping fund improvements to disabled veteran’s homes

ST. PAUL, Minn – Minnesotans living with a disability face an avalanche of accessibility issues nearly everywhere they go. Even their homes are frequently not properly equipped for easy access. From wheelchair ramps to guardrails and wider doorways, these improvements – while costly – can help people and veterans with disabilities maintain their independence, and......