Tag: Tina Smith

Senator Tina Smith focusing on Air Travel Bill 

US Senator for Minnesota Tina Smith says her and the United States Senate have been busy at work trying to push out legislation that would see major reforms in the aviation industry. Senator Smith breaks down this piece of legislation that she believes will give the consumers more power.  Full conversation with Senator Tina Smith:

May 11, 2024 0

Tina Smith discusses Northern Minnesota postal delays and issues 

In late 2023 a report was done by the USPS Office of Inspector General into the operations of the Bemidji Post Office. U.S. Minnesota Senator Tina Smith talks about this report and its findings.  Smith says the solution to the problems aren’t “that complicated”  tells us what needs to be done to get these issues…
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May 10, 2024 0

Tina Smith discusses Farm Bill 

Progress on the Farm Bill has halted leaving politicians like Tina Smith frustrated and annoyed. Senator Smith gives an update on what’s going on with the Farm Bill in Washington, and what disagreements are holding it back.  Smith also discussed the upcoming retirement of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee chair Debbie Stabenow, and how her…
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April 16, 2024 0

Tina Smith pushing for Rural EMS Bill 

U.S. Senator Tina Smith says that she is pushing for Senate Bill S.3236 also known as the “Emergency Medical Services Reimbursement for On-Scene Care and Support Act.” which aims to reimburse the cost of ambulance services.  Smith says she has been working alongside a rural EMS task force, and is confident that the bill will…
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March 15, 2024 0

Tina Smith Reflects on The Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023

One June 1, 2023 the United States Senate passed The Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023, a bipartisan bill that suspends the debt ceiling that would otherwise put a legal limit on the amount of money the government can borrow. Tina Smith discusses the importance of the bill and why it was important. You can listen…
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June 8, 2023 0

Tina Smith to Reintroduce Her Mental Health Services for Students Act

The mental health crisis is one of the largest problems facing young Americans. Right now 1 in 5 young people are struggling with severe mental health but only 10% are receiving treatment from a mental health professional. US Senator from Minnesota Tina Smith hopes that her new bill called the “Mental Health Services for Students…
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June 8, 2023 0

MN Senator Smith Talks Foreign Animal Disease Bill

Minnesota US Senator Tina Smith has introduced a bill that she says would keep foreign animal diseases from hurting agriculture producers. Smith was in Willmar Monday to hold a roundtable discussion on the farm bill, as well as bird flu.

April 11, 2023 0

Senators Smith & Klobuchar Help Secure Funding for Area Projects

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) announced that they have secured significant federal funding for local projects benefiting Northwest Minnesota. This funding will help boost local communities through a wide range of projects including major investments in the Thief River Falls Regional Airport, higher education for Minnesota’s veterans and service…
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March 22, 2022 0

Senator Smith Introduces Broadband Bill

Washington, D.C. — Last week, U.S. Sens. Tina Smith (D-Minn.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) introduced the Connect Unserved Americans Act. This bipartisan legislation would ensure that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) targets funding through the ReConnect Program to areas most in need of reliable broadband services. Additionally, it…
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February 18, 2022 0