Senator Says Bipartisan Legislation Includes Provisions She Fought For That Will Help Minnesota
WASHINGTON, D.C. [06/28/18]—After taking a leading role in making sure Minnesota priorities are included in the 2018 Farm Bill as a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, U.S Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) was proud to help pass the bipartisan legislation in the Senate today.
WASHINGTON, D.C [06/27/18]—U.S Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn) said today that a bipartisan measure she helped push through the Senate Education Committee will help schools in Minnesota and across the country better prepare students for 21st century jobs.
The bill, which passed unanimously Tuesday, would modernize the current Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Act to better provide students with technical training and workforce skills.
Senator Says She’ll Push for Details on Special Waivers Given to Wealthy Refiners To Ensure Federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) Targets are Met
WASHINGTON, D.C. [06/26/18]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) said she is skeptical of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of the amount of corn-based ethanol and other renewable fuels the agency says will be blended into the nation’s gasoline supply in 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. [06/26/2018]—Today, U.S. Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) pressed Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alexander Azar for more answers following their exchanges with him during a recent Senate Health Committee hearing.
Senator Says Hearing Needed to Understand How Department of Health and Human Services and Other Federal Agencies Plan to Help Separated Children and Family Members, Conduct Oversight at Facilities Housing These Families
Higher Education Mental Health Commission Act Would Study How Best to Meaningfully Help College Students in Minnesota, Across Nation
WASHINGTON, D.C. [06/21/2018]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.)—a member of the Senate Health Committee—helped introduce legislation in order to better address the increasing number of students with mental health concerns at colleges and universities across the country.
Last month, Smith, Klobuchar, and a bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the Department of Agriculture requesting that the enrollment deadline for the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) be extended
Enrollment for MPP-Dairy continues through June 22, 2018; Dairy farmers are encouraged to apply now