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State leaders have a duty to protect senior care

Gov. Walz and the newly elected legislative leaders of our state have a choice: They can boldly prioritize elderly Minnesotans by providing adequate funding for their care, or they can maintain the status quo that is leaving seniors and their caregivers to suffer.

older couple

Where are you ‘really’ from?

Who are we really? Our values lay in knowing who we are. We are miracles walking on earth. But we won’t get to realize this until we look inward and resuscitate that dormant body with damaged roots.

Businesses can increase voter participation

More than 2,000 businesses, including a number of large enterprises … have joined a movement called “Time to Vote” … encouraging employees to vote through paid time off, a no meetings workday and resources for mail-in ballots and early voting.

voters early voting on Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis
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