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Sen Hayden Hopeful For Undocumented Immigrant Medical Help

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Hospitals paying for undocumented immigrants cut off from state-provided dialysis and chemotherapy may get some help. Senator Jeff Hayden says Governor Mark Dayton has proposed reinstating the Emergency Medical Assistance funding. However Hayden says Republicans oppose paying for it by closing corporate tax loopholes. Continue Reading →

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Anti-Immigrant Law To Be Reevaluated Says MN GOP Leader

Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers

A law that tossed seriously ill undocumented immigrants off Emergency Medical Care will be re-evaluated promises Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers. The provision in the Republican authored legislation which never had a public hearing was added to a large budget bill during a special session in July. Continue Reading →

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250 Outside Calhoun Beach Club: Cap HMO Reserves, Give our Money Back

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Minneapolis, MN, May 21, 2011. Five busloads if people, 250 or so citizens, jammed the sidewalk in front of the Calhoun Beach Club, a upper class club that includes David Tilford, CEO, Medica, as one of its members. They were pleading for fair taxes, including the wealthiest 2% of Minnesotans. An action that so far the legislature has refused to consider. Margaret Uriah of St. Continue Reading →

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