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MCD is open and will continue providing services to Minnesotans across the state. We are committed to providing a safe environment for both the people we serve and our employees and are taking aggressive steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Most staff have transitioned to working remotely. We will continue to keep you updated during this challenging time.
We urgently NEED YOUR HELP. Contact your legislators RIGHT NOW, asking them to come back to the Capitol this week to pass SF 4200 to make sure people with disabilities have access to critical services and stay healthy in their homes.
MN Dept of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota. Members of the disability community are concerned about how it may affect them. MCD has been working closely with state leaders in preparation. Remember that MCD serves as a resource for you. Please get in touch with your questions and concerns.
Minnesotans who use the PCA program are not able to use their caregivers to drive them around their community. Senate bill SF2715 would permit people with disabilities to have their PCA’s drive them under the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living. MCD Council Member and advocate Ted Stamp testified to the impact this bill would have on his life.
In the second week of session, MCD is focused on meeting committee deadlines. Essentially, individual bills (excluding bonding proposals) must be heard in committee in either the House or Senate to be considered in the end of the session. First deadline for either chamber is March 20.