"The federal government has denied a request from the state of Minnesota for a disaster declaration and accompanying financial support, to help clean up and repair fire damage from unrest following the police killing of George Floyd."Read more
81% of Minnesota COVID-19 Deaths Are from Nursing Homes, but Facilities Still Allowed to Admit Positive Patients
"No state has a higher percentage of COVID-19 deaths from nursing home residents than Minnesota."Read more
“Over 70 Minnesota chambers of commerce representing thousands of Minnesota, businesses have signed a letter telling Gov. Tim Walz, “It’s time to get Minnesota moving again.”
The May 5 letter sent to Gov. Walz, and copied to Minnesota House and Senate leaders, urges the governor to consider a “more rapid and equitable approach to safely open businesses of all sizes,” and points out the fact that even DEED Commissioner Steve Grove acknowledged last week that small businesses have borne a disproportionate amount of the economic burden.”
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"Mayo Clinic has unveiled a plan to cut $1.6 billion in pay, withdraw nearly $1 billion from its financial reserves and save another $700 million through a hiring freeze to counteract a $3 billion loss inflicted by the coronavirus. A large portion of this loss was the result of Governor Tim Walz’s ban on non-essential procedures that has cost Mayo up to 75% of its business in some areas."
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