Thursday, February 21, 2013
The two legislators will update constituents about the 2013 legislative session on Feb. 23 at Wescott Library.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us District 51 Sen. Jim Carlson (DFL) and District 51A Rep. Sandra Masin (DFL) will host a Town Hall at the Wescott Library in Eagan. Sen. Carlson and Rep. Masin will provide an update on the 2013 session and then constituents will have the opportunity to discuss and ask questions.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Eagan resident Tee McClenty weighs in regarding Rep. Sandra Masin (DFL) and Rep. Laurie Halverson's (DFL) support of a health care exchange.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Dear Editor: I was saddened to see House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt and Rep. Joe Hoppe attack Representatives Halverson and Masin on February 6 for their votes on the health insurance exchange. Reps. Daudt and Hoppe did not tell the truth about the Minnesota Exchange. While they claimed their colleagues voted for an Exchange Board “all who have absolutely no health industry expertise,” it’s simply not true. All of the following can serve on the board: Reps. Daudt and Hoppe want to represent the interests of the insurance companies, the wealthy corporations who continue growing richer at the expense of Minnesotans. Those companies want to …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Eagan Rep. Sandra Masin (DFL) is listed as the co-author of a bill that would require employers to provide as much as 12 weeks of pregnancy leave for female workers.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us District 51A Rep. Sandra Masin (DFL) has cast her support behind a proposal that—if approved—would require employers to grant as much as 12 weeks of unpaid pregnancy leave to female employees. The new law, HF 463, was introduced on Feb. 11 in the House and referred to the Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries Committee. The bill's author is District 60B Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL), but more than a dozen legislators, including Masin, have signed on as co-authors of the proposal. Under the bill’s provisions, an employer must grant an unpaid leave of absence to a female employee undergoing pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions …