Reporter Dan Heyman, left, stands with a group of protesters at the West Virginia State Capitol, awaiting the arrival of U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price.

Reporter Jailed After Asking Trump Officials A Question

Journalist Dan Heyman was arrested Tuesday afternoon as he attempted to ask questions of U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. Price was at the State Capitol to meet with West Virginia lawmakers and others about the opioid epidemic.

The number of Minnesotans without health insurance has dropped more than 50 percent since the Affordable Care Act was implemented.

Critics: New GOP Plan Would Hurt Minnesota’s Children

The Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act would mean millions of people would lose health coverage, especially low-income and the elderly, advocates say, adding that it also could set Minnesota far back when it comes to protecting its children.

AARP opposes a bill that would allow insurance companies to charge older workers much higher premiums.

AARP: “Age Tax” For Health Insurance Unfair

Under the new Republican healthcare plan, insurance companies would be allowed to charge older workers much more than younger workers, a move that AARP Wisconsin calls an “age tax.”