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Senate Republicans must keep their promises to Minnesota’s students and pass a meaningful education bill

Education Minnesota President Denise Specht called on Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, to honor his commitment, negotiate a K-12 education bill that meets the real needs of students, and agree to pass it into law during a short special session.  

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Legislative deal on frontline worker pay, unemployment insurance lacks important safety net for hourly school workers

The Minnesota Legislature on Friday approved bills to give frontline workers one-time payments for their work during the pandemic and billions of dollars in tax relief to businesses by replenishing the unemployment insurance trust fund.