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Senator seeks to hold state cosmetology board accountable for past debacles

A Minnesota senator presented a bill Monday that would disband the Board of Cosmetology and transfer control over the industry to the Department of...

Bipartisan group demands Walz ‘immediately remove’ vaccine questionnaire requirements

A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to Gov. Tim Walz Sunday asking for the immediate removal of personal questions on the COVID-19...

Republicans raise concerns about Department of Health ‘data grab’

After a tumultuous week of debate, Gov. Tim Walz said Thursday that his administration will vaccinate 70% of seniors before moving on to the...

Senator continues to sound alarm on ‘misallocation of vaccines’

While Minnesota has surpassed one million total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, senior citizens account for only 28% of those fully vaccinated, according to a...

Democrats Launch Police Reform Ads Against Senate Republics

The Minnesota DFL has launched an ad campaign that attacks Republican senators over claims of them not passing “real police reform.” The DFL has started...

Covid-19 Deaths Into Single Digits, Hospitalizations Drop

Minnesota’s reported Covid-19 deaths have fallen into single-digits since June 21st, with most of the deaths coming from care facilities such as nursing homes. In...

Sen. Housley Says Outdoor Nursing Home Visits Are Not Enough

The Minnesota Department of Health has released guidelines for outdoor visits, but some are worried it’s not enough.   The new guidance will allow the elderly...

Senator Housley May Subpeona the Minnesota Health Department for Information

Senator Karin Housley said that the Minnesota Department of Health has shown “little progress” in its plans for nursing homes. Update, the MN Department of...

Restrictions Lifted, Freelance Beauty Artists Rejoice

A bill has passed both houses allowing hairstylists and makeup artists to freelance in their areas of work without a full cosmetology license. The bill...

State Encourages Hospitals To Transfer COVID Patients To Nursing Homes, Bolstering...

Dozens of patients infected with coronavirus have been transferred out of hospitals and back into their nursing homes in Minnesota, which has likely contributed...