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Klobuchar introduces veterans legislation
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar D-Minn., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., introduced bipartisan legislation to support veterans and their families. The Newborn Care Improvement Act would double the number of days veterans receive care for their newborns from seven to 14, a news...
12 hours 27 min ago
April 19, 2017
Franken says new farm bill should address dairy struggles
FARMINGTON, Minn. — U.S. Sen. Al Franken ranked dairy farmers' struggles among his top priorities for a new federal farm bill. Franken, a Democrat,...
April 19, 2017 - 1:13pm
April 17, 2017
Reader Opinion: Don't deny services
I was born in Brainerd and spent my formative years in Two Harbors. Brainerd was summer, lakes and grandparents. I really thought of Brainerd as more progressive than the small town of Two Harbors. I have been proven wrong many times. I've been here since 1978, worked in human services...
April 17, 2017 - 9:05am
April 14, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Administration argues money during legislative break
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Capitol rotunda and hallways were nearly empty at times in recent days as lawmakers took an Easter-Passover break,...
April 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
April 12, 2017
DHS commissioner talks mental health in Baxter
BAXTER—A top state official visited Baxter Tuesday to discuss the rural mental health crisis—and to decry proposed Republican budget...
April 12, 2017 - 5:45am
Klobuchar introduces bill to encourage rural doctors
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., have introduced bipartisan legislation to boost the number of doctors able to work in rural America. The Conrad State 30 & Physician Access Act would allow international doctors to remain in the...
April 12, 2017 - 5:00am
April 5, 2017
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House and Gov. Mark Dayton want to provide the University of Minnesota with an additional $14 million over two years...
April 5, 2017 - 4:24pm
More talks but no decisions on Republican push to overhaul healthcare
WASHINGTON - A U.S. House of Representatives vote to overhaul Obamacare before lawmakers leave Washington for a two-week break looked unlikely...
April 5, 2017 - 8:43am
April 2, 2017
Trump talks health care with Republican critic on golf course
STERLING, VA. - President Donald Trump golfed with a vocal Republican critic of his health care push on Sunday, as he insisted efforts to repeal...
April 2, 2017 - 12:45pm
April 1, 2017
The true costs of care
ST. PAUL — More than 1 million Minnesotans get coverage from Medicaid, the joint state-federal program to provide medical care to needy Americans....
April 1, 2017 - 6:44pm
March 31, 2017
Nolan helps re-establish Lung Cancer Caucus
U.S. Reps Rick Nolan D-Minn., and Frank LoBiondo R-N.J., on Thursday announced the reestablishment of their bipartisan Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus. Nolan spearheaded the effort to create the caucus after his youngest daughter, Katherine Nolan-Bensen, was diagnosed with Non-Smoking...
March 31, 2017 - 6:00am
March 30, 2017
Minn. farmers use state forum to voice concerns on health insurance, buffer strips
WILLMAR, Minn. — About 50 farmers and community leaders from around the region met Thursday in Willmar to talk about issues affecting agriculture...
March 30, 2017 - 6:09pm
March 29, 2017
Reader Opinion: Health care
Every day I hear horror stories of health care costs and can't help but wonder who is getting all of this money. People are being charged $10,000 for one night stays in the hospital. Three thousand dollars for five minute scans in radiology. Drugs that cost $1 to make, selling for...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
March 25, 2017
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
WASHINGTON — After failing to repeal Obamacare, Republicans in Congress quickly pivoted on Friday to President Donald Trump's next priority:...
March 25, 2017 - 12:32pm
March 22, 2017
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans would get tax breaks for repaying college loans, owning farmland being taxed for new schools and paying childcare...
March 22, 2017 - 5:50pm