>>Fischbach Introduces MOMS Act on Anniversary of Decision Overturning Roe v Wade

(Washington, DC) — A bill introduced by Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach would provide critical support to new moms during and after their pregnancy. Fischbach says the MOMS Act will ensure women have all the resources to help them confidently carry to term and raise their children. The 7th District Republican said it empowers women to “choose life and raise happy, healthy babies.” The bill was introduced on the second anniversary of the U-S Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

>>Flooding Affects Multiple State Parks in Minnesota

(Undated) — The Department of Natural Resources says flooding continues to affect several state parks in Minnesota. Gooseberry Falls, Tettegouche (TETT’-uh-gooch), and Temperance River state parks in northeastern Minnesota have significant damage and flooded trails. D-N-R officials say Savanna Portage, Wild River, Afton, Minneopa, Whitewater, and Carley state parks also have damaged and muddy trails. Fort Snelling State Park remains closed due to high water. Tours at the Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park are suspended, but flood waters are starting to recede.

>>National Guard Soldiers Deployed to Waterville

(St. Paul, MN) — Forty-six National Guard soldiers have been deployed to flood-stricken Waterville in south-central Minnesota. Major General Shawn Manke says the soldiers are trained and prepared to deploy quickly. He says the National Guard can provide essential resources such as high-water vehicles, helicopter support, and engineering assets to help respond to these flood emergencies. Manke says the Guard unit will remain in Waterville 24-7 until relieved of their duties.

>>Minnesota Department Of Health Issues Flood Warning To Well Users

(St. Paul, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Health wants those who use private wells for drinking water to take steps to prevent contamination due to flooding. The agency issued a news release urging property owners to have a private well contractor do a check-up. They also suggested flood-proofing for wells that need repairs, including extending the well casing above any expected flooding. Those who can’t get their wells checked should get a supply of clean water that will last several days. The Department of Health also suggests shutting off power to the well to prevent floodwater from being pumped into the plumbing system.

>>Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren To Rally Biden Supporters In Minneapolis

(Minneapolis, MN) — Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will stump for President Biden tomorrow in Minneapolis. Warren is expected to speak at a rally about the damage a second term of former President Donald Trump would bring to the nation. The announcement of Warren’s visit comes only days after the Trump camp announced it would open field offices in the state. The Biden campaign has yet to finalize the time and location of the rally.

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