Public Affairs

Key business isn’t done with gridlock, disputes at capitol

A July special session of the Minnesota Legislature is coming up, as state lawmakers failed to pass several key measures when they met June 12-20. 

The week-long special session adjourned without action on critical bills, including the bonding bill. Even years are bonding sessions in Minnesota, when an array of brick-and-mortar projects win approval. Improvements to state academies, state hospitals and treatment facilities…

Community saw many gains in 2019, and faced numerous challenges

Minnesotans with disabilities enter a new decade with the start of 2020. A look back at 2019 reveals a year of gains and losses for the community. Much progress was made on disability issues at the 2019 Minnesota Legislature, as issues that had languished for years found traction and needed support. Gains were seen in everything from caregiver compensation to programs for specific disabilities.

Many former refugees are helping to make Minnesota a better place for all. Learn how at
Access is Love. Celebrate Pride with MCD. June 29 & 30.
Take the Minnesota Disability Inclusion and Choice Survey