June 13, 2011: Senator Amy Klobuchar and Representative Erik Paulsen (MN-03) announced the creation of the Congressional Wellness Caucus. This bipartisan, bicameral caucus will investigate and share the best practices, resources and research to help employers find the most effective ways to support employee health and wellness.
The announcement event also included remarks from Chief Prevention Officer Doctor Marc Manley of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Minnesota Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger and CEO of Apogee Enterprises, Russ Huffer. They were surrounded by business, public health and community leaders from all over over the state of Minnesota.
Check out the news release, photos of the event and a news clip for KARE11 TV news coverage at http://mnalliance.org/klobuchar-paulsen-launch-congressional-wellness-caucus