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Minnesota considers limits on cameras in courtrooms
Pedestrian killed by motorist north of Minneapolis
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City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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March 15, 2013
Ready for reform
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is just a few steps away from some of the biggest health insurance reforms in recent history. Lawmakers have worked out...
March 15, 2013 - 9:31pm
March 13, 2013
Letter: Health care exchange does more harm than good
The Minnesota House has approved legislation that creates a health insurance exchange in Minnesota. I opposed this version of the legislation because the bill does not guarantee better health care, lower insurance premiums, increased coverage or savings in the health care system. When...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Health marketplace makes a big change
ST. PAUL -- Sen.
March 8, 2013 - 9:54pm
February 15, 2013
Column: Prescription drug prices should be affordable for seniors
WASHINGTON -- Medicare has been a great American success story, protecting the health and financial well-being of millions of senior citizens....
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
Dayton health budget would add poor, disabled, elderly
ST. PAUL -- Thousands more poor, disabled and elderly Minnesotans would receive state-funded health care if Gov. Mark Dayton's budget plan passes. Also, programs designed to help children would receive a new emphasis. The plan to spend $12 billion on human services programs over...
January 23, 2013 - 10:36pm
January 9, 2013
Lawmakers begin to establish health insurance marketplace
ST. PAUL -- One in five Minnesotans are expected to buy health insurance offered by a mostly online marketplace that a newly written bill would establish. The marketplace, known as a health care exchange, is required by federal law known as Obamacare and must be in place by Oct....
January 9, 2013 - 10:07pm
December 21, 2012
Letter: Giving to support Hospice Cottage is appreciated
It's that wonderful time of the year when we pause to give thanks for our many blessings and reflect on the events of the coming year. Over a lifetime one's life experiences work together in unexpected ways that only with the passage of time and the perspective of hindsight do we...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
Capitol Chatter: Campaign turns to seeking fiscal cliff votes
November 30, 2012 - 9:07pm
Many Minnesotans still struggling with Obamacare's complexities
ST. PAUL -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may simply be called "Obamacare," but no one calls it simple. And despite its name, Americans should not expect health-care costs to drop any time soon. The law was signed two years ago, but most who would be affected waited...
November 30, 2012 - 8:56pm
August 15, 2012
Letter: Group solicits input on health care
On June 26, Citizen Solutions came to Worthington to engage local residents in a different conversation about health care -- a conversation that moved away from argument and instead focused on personal experiences and consensus building. The focus of the outreach was to hear directly...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Minnesota Department of Human Services commissioner pays visit to Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Counties from across the state, and particularly those in southwest Minnesota, can share horror stories about clients on publicly...
August 10, 2012 - 9:38pm
August 1, 2012
Letter: The woes of extended tax cuts - and greed
The column "Cheney to GOP: Spend Away" on July 14 was a reminder of how our nation got into this debt mess. Columnist Dana Milbank did a great job of showing us the many Bush and Cheney mistakes, and for Cheney to give advice to Rep. John Boehner and Sen. Mitch McConnell is a big...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Editorial: Rush's newest nonsense
Truth be told, Rush Limbaugh will almost certainly retain his most loyal legion of followers no matter how outlandish his opinions may be. That doesn't mean, however, that his comments should go unnoticed. Last week, Politico reported, Limbaugh accused Supreme Court Chief Justice...
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
Letter: Obama's health care plan will help us move forward
The Land Stewardship Project believes the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an important step forward for real health care reform for all Minnesotans, and we welcome the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that it is constitutional. For the Land Stewardship Project, this court ruling...
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Capital Chatter: Health care dispute keeps on giving
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House minority leader declared that the U.S. Supreme Court settled "once and for all" the federal health-care law dispute. The state's senior U.S. senator said the court put "the law above politics." Yes and no. It is a complex issue, and one that is far...
June 29, 2012 - 9:38pm