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August 2, 2010
As others see it: Cost-cutting means diminishing return
Almost everyone these days has had some belt-tightening experience. Either at home or at work, the quest for efficiency never ends -- and in that quest for maximum results at minimum expense, there are times when we go too far. Occasionally, cost-cutting strategies can cross the line...
opinion / editorials
August 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 4, 2010
House passes bill, trims health
ST. PAUL -- A bill Minnesota representatives passed late Tuesday continues to trim the state's largest spending area, health and human services programs. The House bill, which passed 79-54, would cut a variety of health programs, mostly for poor Minnesotans, by $170 million on top...
May 4, 2010 - 10:07pm
April 13, 2010
Lawmakers try to find health funding
ST. PAUL -- Some Minnesota lawmakers say they have found a way to prevent closing physical and mental health facilities serving the disabled, mentally ill, chemically dependent and those with brain injuries. They would spend $17 million in federal and state money to keep the facilities...
news / politics
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Fed health bill saves Minn. millions
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. House-passed health care bill will bring millions of dollars to Minnesota, helping to balance the state budget. Combined with another congressional bill, yet to pass, most of the expected cuts to Minnesota health and human services programs now will not be needed,...
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
February 18, 2010
All health programs face cuts
ST. PAUL -- No state health care program escaped Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget axe this week. "It affects almost literally every program that we touch," Human Services Commissioner Cal Ludeman Wednesday told the House health-care finance committee. That is not acceptable to most Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
February 18, 2010 - 12:00am
December 26, 2009
Column: Something good, something rotten
WASHINGTON -- The health care reform bill coming out of the Senate presents a real dilemma for spectators: How do you applaud while holding your nose? There is so much that is wrong with it -- and the way it was made -- and, at the same time, so much that is right that you just have...
opinion / columns / politics
December 26, 2009 - 12:00am
November 11, 2009
Column: Time to work together
WASHINGTON -- Kristy is a Rochester mother and breast cancer survivor. Access to affordable health insurance is a life or death matter for her and millions of other Americans. Last year, Kristy's health insurance premium increased 17 percent. Hard-working Americans every...
November 11, 2009 - 12:00am
October 20, 2009
Baby boomers are a big budget buster
news / politics
October 20, 2009 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
As others see it: Include rural health care in reform effort
... The announcement that hospitals will give up $155 billion over 10 years in expected payments from Medicare and Medicaid is huge.
opinion / editorials / outdoors
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Kids increasingly relying on school nurses for health care
A student hobbles into the Red Wing High School nurse's office complaining of a sore ankle. Red Wing School District Nurse Kris Klassen examines the child and finds the ankle is likely broken. After learning the student has lurched around on the tender joint for days, she recommends...
news / education
October 24, 2008 - 1:20pm