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January 17, 2017
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
By Roger L. Elgersma, Pipestone Sen. Bill Weber had an article in the Daily Globe a week ago about the first step to get rid of Obamacare. I thought the Republicans wanted to stop the government from paying health care bills, and now he is proposing that the first step is for the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:45pm
Minnesota bracing for health care spike urge lawmakers on relief deal
ST. PAUL — Sheri Sexton is fed up with “the arguing between the Democrats and the Republicans” over passing health insurance relief for people like her. “Nobody can seem to agree on anything,” said Sexton, a dairy farmer from Millville, in southeastern Minnesota, who’s...
January 17, 2017 - 8:51pm
January 12, 2017
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns and farmers were featured Thursday, Jan. 12, before senators passed 35-31 legislation to help Minnesotans afford individual health insurance policies....
January 12, 2017 - 8:09pm
December 30, 2016
Health insurance No. 1 Minnesota issue
ST. PAUL -- Preferred One dropped out. So did UCare. Blue Cross Blue Shield stopped offering its regular policies. Medica says it no longer will supply insurance for a state-run health insurance program."We almost lost all of the private insurers over the summer," Democratic Gov.
December 30, 2016 - 8:40pm
December 8, 2016
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
As the GOP's legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton discuss a December special session, the debate seems to center around whether a special session will provide a political advantage to one party or the other or whether legislators and the governor should do their job and complete...
December 8, 2016 - 10:54pm
December 6, 2016
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Q: What is the “21st Century Cures Act?” A: As Americans we are blessed to live in a free society that bestows inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness to its citizenry. For me, it is an honor to represent Iowans in the United States Senate, and I take...
December 6, 2016 - 10:47pm
November 16, 2016
As uncertainty surrounds Affordable Care Act, some hold off on MNsure
ST. PAUL — Fallout from this month’s election may be driving some Minnesotans to refrain from buying health insurance, MNsure leaders said Wednesday. President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican majorities in Congress have promised major changes to the country’s health care...
November 16, 2016 - 8:59pm
November 14, 2016
Chronic illnesses drive soaring health insurance costs in MN
ST. PAUL -- Chronically ill Minnesotans are driving up health insurance premiums so much that state officials are rushing to deal with the problem. Commerce Department officials on Monday, Nov. 14, told a task force studying how to contain soaring health insurance costs that 2.2 percent...
November 14, 2016 - 8:48pm
November 9, 2016
Dayton wants post-election special insurance session
ST. PAUL -- The election did not appear to clarify whether the governor and lawmakers will agree on how to lower health insurance premiums. Gov. Mark Dayton said on Wednesday, Nov. 9, that legislative staff and his aides last met on the subject Friday and he wants them to get together...
November 9, 2016 - 8:48pm
November 2, 2016
Letter: Walz must face consequences of vote on health care
By Kevin Busch, Fulda It’s time Tim Walz pays for his vote on Obamacare. He voted for this huge mistake that is costing many of us in southwest Minnesota thousands of dollars in health care premium costs. Mr. Walz, Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken all rubber-stamp approved this awful...
November 2, 2016 - 10:45pm
November 1, 2016
Letter: Health insurance in state is huge problem
By Greg Clark, Worthington Governor Dayton, southwest Minnesota has a huge problem. Your state has a huge problem. Nobody can afford the health insurance system that you supported, Hillary envisioned, and Senator Amy and Senator Al voted for. Your solution is to charge the taxpayers...
November 1, 2016 - 8:09pm
October 27, 2016
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
By Darlene Anderson, MD WORTHINGTON -- Please note that the following is not your local health insurance agent’s fault. This is causing them stress, also. They want you covered with an affordable health care plan. We were amazed to hear Governor Dayton say recently that the Affordable...
October 27, 2016 - 10:38pm
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's House speaker says he will ask Gov. Mark Dayton to resign if the governor does not does not put in enough effort into solving what is widely regarded as a health insurance crisis. Thousands of state employers are at Dayton's disposal to fix the situation, Speaker...
October 27, 2016 - 7:53am
October 24, 2016
Column: Governor plays politics, Minnesotans need balanced solutions and leadership
PRESTON -- Ever since Governor Dayton's Commerce Department announced the 50-67 percent increases for next year's individual health rates, Minnesotans have been contacting our offices, concerned about what it means for their families. They're scared that they won't be able to afford...
October 24, 2016 - 10:50pm
October 23, 2016
Column: MNsure not the problem
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who have had to endure all of Donald Trump’s fantasies and falsehoods in this election should note the similarities in Minnesota Speaker Kurt Daudt’s recent comments around the state and in other media. Correcting all of its inaccuracies would require...
October 23, 2016 - 8:44pm