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RELEASE: Rep. Jay Xiong Votes for 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 Jay Xiong (DFL-St. Paul) voted for the legislation and released the following statement:

“We worked diligently with the Governor and the Senate to reach a bipartisan agreement on how we can best support our health care infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a rapidly-evolving situation and the emergency legislation passed yesterday will ensure Minnesotans can access the care they need and our providers are equipped to provide it.”