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RELEASE: Minnesota House Passes Emergency Health Care Funding

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

St. Paul, Minn -- Early this morning, the Minnesota House of Representatives unanimously passed emergency COVID-19 health care funding, which provides $200 million in investments for a health care response fund and Minnesota’s public health response contingency account. Representative Kelly Morrison (DFL-Deephaven), a practicing physician, released the following statement:

“Minnesota is fortunate to have a strong public health sector and world-class health care providers working hard to keep us healthy. Even so, we all need to be prepared for the challenges in the days ahead. Passing this legislation quickly and thoughtfully will help ensure Minnesotans will have access to the care they need during this pandemic.”