Watch LIVE as I join my colleagues on the Senate Health and Human Services Committee as we hold a hearing to hear from the new Department of Human Services Commissioner Jodi Harpstead on how she plans to turn around the agency in the next 90 days.TUNE IN! Health and Human Services meeting with new Department of Human Services Commissioner Jodi Harpstead. Republicans need answers on how she will turn around the troubled DHS agency in the next 90 days....Read More
Author: Rich Draheim
Today the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) announced that Le Sueur County was awarded $6,090,682 for a water infrastructure project. La Sueur County will use this funding for the construction of a low-pressure sanitary sewer system around West Jefferson Lake and to construct a force main to the city of Cleveland for treatment. A Point Source Implementation Grant of $4,872,546 will cover most of the costs. The rest of the funding will come from a Clean Water Revolving Fund (CWRF) loan of $1,218,136. The 12-year loan at one percent will save an estimated $36,184 when compared to market-rate financing. This project will help protect our waterways, something I’ve been working on with the LCC Subcommittee on Water Policy....Read More
Another top official resigns at Minnesota Department of Human Services Marie Zimmerman, who oversaw Medical Assistance, announced her resignation effective in 10 days, the second high-profile departure this week....Read More
Interesting take on farmers and the trade war. Correcting The Record: Farmers and Trade War – Alpha News Willis Krumholz sets the record straight on why the media’s narrative that famers are suffering due to Trump’s tariffs is false....Read More
This week, I joined my fellow Senate Jobs and Economic Growth Committee members on a tour of the Operating Engineers Local 49 Training & Apprenticeship Center. The IUOE Local 49ers informed us about their apprenticeship program and how we can create more opportunities for Minnesotans to participate in the workforce....Read More
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