First responders ask Minnesota lawmakers to take action during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Source: KSTP-TV ABC 5 Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Published: 03/26/2020 10:44 AM

First responders in Minnesota are asking state lawmakers for help during the COVID-19 outbreak. Firefighters, police, nurses and other emergency responders gathered on the steps of the state Capitol Thursday to ask the legislature for protection in their fight against the pandemic. “I am mad, I feel let down, I feel betrayed, I feel like that pat on the back first responders have been getting from the so-called public servants in this Capitol just became a knife in the back,” said Chris Parsons, president of the Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters Union.


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