Statement on Keeping Nurses at the Bedside Act and Nurse and Patient Safety Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sam Fettig
Bill to staff and retain nurses to protect patient care falls to corporate interests; workplace violence protections, study on nurse staffing and retention, and childcare assistance and student loan forgiveness for nurses set to become law
WATCH: Press conference announcing the “Nurse and Patient Safety Act”
(St. Paul) – May 22, 2023 – As the legislative session comes to an end at midnight, lead authors of the Keeping Nurses at the Bedside Act announced tonight that, due to the exemption demanded by and granted to Mayo Clinic Health System, the bill that previously passed in the Minnesota Senate and House no longer had enough votes to pass.
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