Includes Senator’s Measure to Expand Mental Health Services in Schools, Especially for Children Living in Rural Areas
WASHINGTON, D.C. [09/17/18]—U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) said the bipartisan opioids legislation that passed the Senate today—which Sen. Smith helped write—will give Minnesota and the nation important tools to combat an epidemic that has already claimed too many lives and decimated too many families.
Senator Seeks Evidence that Drug Maker has Reported
Payments to Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen
WASHINGTON D.C. [08/23/18]— Today, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) pushed for answers from Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on improper financial and lobbying efforts – including a $1.2 million dollar payment to President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen - that could be contributing to high prescription drug prices for people in Minnesota and across the country.
Says Effort is Necessary to Expand Use of Renewable Energies Like Wind and Solar
WASHINGTON D.C. [08/24/18]— U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) said legislation she is introducing would significantly increase America’s energy storage capabilities and help expand the role that renewable energies like wind and solar play in the nation’s energy portfolio.
Recent reports indicate the Administration is planning to stop examining lenders for violations of the Military Lending Act and make it easier for unethical lenders to target U.S. troops and hurt military families
MINNESOTA [08/22/18]— Today, Minnesota’s U.S. Sens. Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar honored the storied life of Minnesota’s first female member Congress, Coya Knutson, with a Senate Resolution heralding her life as a trailblazer who, despite great obstacles when she served in the 1950s, succeeded in making a difference for the families and communities in her state.