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March 25, 2011 e-Newsletter

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March 25, 2011 Press Release

Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

St. Paul, MN—Putting the focus on patients instead of politics, the newly formed Minnesota Patient Advocacy Coalition held a press conference Friday, March 25th at the State Office Building to mark the one year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act.

March 23, 2011 Press Release

Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Congresswoman McCollum Visits the Boynton Health Service

Washington, DC–This week marks the one year anniversary of the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148). Millions of Americans are already receiving enhanced health benefits and enjoying new patient protections. Congresswoman McCollum issued the following statement, regarding the health care law's first year:

February 19, 2011 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 1 - legislation introduced by the House Republican majority that would cut over $60 billion in essential funding to America's communities without making a significant impact on this year's federal deficit.

January 21, 2011 e-Newsletter

House Republican Study Committee Calls for Elimination of Funding for Central Corridor
The House Republican Study Committee, which includes Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (MN-06) and Congressman John Kline (MN-02), called for $2.49 trillion in cuts to transportation infrastructure, education, public safety, and other non-defense discretionary funding over the next decade.

January 19, 2011 Press Release

Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149  maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

January 14, 2011 e-Newsletter

Minnesota Joins Nation in Mourning Arizona Tragedy

January 14, 2011 e-Newsletter

Minnesota Joins Nation in Mourning Arizona Tragedy

January 5, 2011 Press Release

Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149 maria.reppas@mail.house.gov

Expansion Made Possible by Federal Health Care Reform Law with No Additional Cost to Minnesota

December 15, 2010 Statements For the Record

I'd like to thank Chairman Waxman and Representative Frank Pallone and as well as my colleagues on the other side of the aisle Congressman Lee Terry.

House Resolution 1600 acknowledges the critical role of physician assistants (PA) by designating a week in 2010 as National Physician Assistant Week.

Forty years ago, the position of PA was created in response to a national health care workforce shortage.

Over 20 years ago, I had the honor and privilege in Minnesota to write the rules for PAs to function in providing health care in Minnesota.

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