"State Rep. John Kriesel (R-Cottage Grove) is proud to be working with the Amputee Coalition on a bill that would ensure fairness in medical coverage for those who have lost limbs. That’s because he knows first-hand what limb loss is like."
A recently released case study of Twin Cities-based Merrick, Inc. outlines the economic benefits and social dividend of employment programs. The study showed that public investment in day service programs at Merrick produce $3 of economic benefit for every dollar spent.
New Hope Autism Center (NHAC) to hopes to bring message of hope, information, support and resources to the community touched by autism. The organization actively advocates for individuals and families affected by autism.
Minnesota Diversified Industries (MDI) has persevered in a tough economy and created 250 new jobs since Dec. 1, 2011. These jobs are in support of several new contracts for key customers. Jobs help MDI fulfill its mission of serving people with disabilities by providing employment opportunities and progressive development in competitive business enterprises.
"Why does the United States stand so strongly, so firmly with the State of Israel? And the answer is simple. We stand together because we share a common story — patriots determined 'to be a free people in our land,' pioneers who forged a nation, heroes who sacrificed to preserve our freedom, and immigrants from every corner of the world who renew constantly our diverse societies." —President Obama at the official arrival ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 20, 2013.