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Former MN Gov Carlson Discusses Consequences of Budget Proposals


Former Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson will address and lead a discussion with faith and health care community members about Minnesota’s long-held commitment to access and quality health care for low-income working Minnesotans. The forum, titled MinnesotaCare — A Minnesota Solution That Works, will focus on the policies that have made Minnesota a national leader in health care. Continue Reading →

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Artists Take Stage for Single-Payer Health Care in Minnesota


To educate Minnesotans about the need for single-payer health care, the Minnesota Universal Health Care Coalition (MUHCC) holdsthe “Artists on Stage for Health Care” at Saint Paul’s Park Square Theatre in the historic Hamm Building. Continue Reading →

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St Catherine University Holds Food Justice Panel


St. Catherine University will host a panel on Food Justice today at 4:30 p.m. Nancy Heitzig, Sr. Amata Miller, Joshua Haringa and others will speak about hunger issues and under-nourishment in the United States. The discussion is presented by the school’s Communications Department and Campus Ministry in collaboration with the Food Fast. Continue Reading →

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Afghan Activist Malalai Joya Speaks in Minneapolis


Afghan activist, writer and a former politician, Malalai Joya will speak tonight at St. Joan of Arc church in Minneapolis. She was dismissed from the Afghan parliament for publicly denouncing the presence of what she considered to be warlords and war criminals in the Afghan parliament. Continue Reading →

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Replay – DFL Legislators Detail Barriers to Women in GOP Budget Proposals

2011 Legislative Session

Today at 10:45 a.m. in the Minnesota State Capitol, DFL legislators will discuss how the GOP agenda would negatively impact Minnesota women. They claim that Republicans have introduced budgets that create significant barriers for Minnesota women to succeed. Continue Reading →

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Replay – Iron Range Delegation Opposes Raid on Douglas J. Johnson Fund

Representative Tom Rukavina on house floor during special session

State Rep. Tom Anzelc (Chair, Iron Range Delegation) State Rep. Tom Rukavina (Chair, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board) and other members from the Iron Range Delegation will hold a press conference today at 11 a.m. in State Office Building Room 181. Continue Reading →

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Replay – Dayton Addresses Joint Legislative Conf. for MN Cities, Counties, School Boards, Townships

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's Official Photo

Governor Mark Dayton and other political luminaries will speak this morning at the Joint Legislative Conference for Minnesota Cities, Counties, School Boards, and Townships at the Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel in downtown St. Paul. Continue Reading →

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Replay – DFL Sens. Bakk, Marty Attack GOP Senate Tax Bill

Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk

DFL Senators Tom Bakk and John Marty held a news conference in the Minnesota State Capitol this morning where they attacked the GOP-controlled Senate’s Omnibus Tax Bill, which includes deep cuts to property tax relief programs such as Local Government Aid and the renters’ property tax refund program. Continue Reading →

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