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Merrick, Inc., is licensed by the State of Minnesota and relies on Federal, State, and County funding to support its programs. Client self-advocates monitor what is happening at the legislature to protect their rights and to advocate for funding and programs that help them to live more independently and participate more fully in their communities. Check this page to learn more about these issues and what you can do to help.

Legislative Resources

Issues of interest to Merrick and the clients we serve, include:

Best Life Alliance DSP Wage 1-Pager

Merrick’s other legislative interests include:

  • Protecting informed choice;
  • Preserving the special minimum wage work option; and
  • Extending the vehicle excise tax exemption to any vehicle purchased by a 501(c)(3) non-profit.