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Lawmakers to discuss creating Task Force on Missing and Murdered …

KSTP-Jan 27, 2019
Mary Kunesh-Podein, a descendant of the Standing Rock Lakota Tribe. … Kunesh-Podein is proposing legislation to create a Task Force on …

 

Minnesota bill is a good start to reducing, ending violence against …

Opinion-Minneapolis Star Tribune-Jan 27, 2019

 

Bill seeks to address Minnesota’s missing and murdered indigenous …

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press —Feb 1, 2019
“This is a national endemic,” said Kunesh-Podein, the bill’s chief author … The Minnesota task force outlined in Kunesh-Podein’s bill would be…

 

‘It’s time for justice. It’s time for healing.’: Bill seeks to address …

Park Rapids Enterprise-Feb 1, 2019

 

Efforts to get ERA bill through Minnesota Legislature complicated by …

MinnPost-Jan 25, 2019
Kunesh-Podein was followed by a legal scholar, a labor leader, a sexual assault counselor, a county commissioner and others who spoke of…

 

Minnesota legislature takes on controversial issue dating back to 1923 …

City Pages-Jan 29, 2019
Mary Kunesh-Podein and St. Paul Democratic Senator Richard Cohen. The stated purpose of the ERA is simple. It guarantees that “equality …

 

House panel highlights bills against gender-based violence

Minneapolis Star Tribune-Jan 29, 2019
Mary Kunesh-Podein, was one of the first on the committee’s agenda. The New Brighton Democrat is also sponsoring another bill that would …