Statement on the Passage of Health Exchange Legislation H.F. 5, By Minnesota House of Representatives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, TAKEACTION MINNESOTA STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF HEALTH CARE EXCHANGE LEGISLATION, H.F. 5, BY MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES St. Paul, MN – Liz Doyle, Associate Director of TakeAction Minnesota, issued the following statement upon passage of H.F. 5 by the Minnesota House of Representatives: “We applaud

TakeAction Minnesota Releases Report Showing Medtronic, 3M, Moisaic & St. Jude Medical are Holding $31.6 Billion in Offshore Profits While Lobbying to Preserve Industry Tax Loopholes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2013Contacts: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.orgAnne Singer, Citizens for Tax Justice, 202.271.4679, TAKEACTION MINNESOTA RELEASES REPORT SHOWING MEDTRONIC, 3M, MOSAIC & ST. JUDE MEDICAL ARE HOLDING $31.6 BILLION IN OFFSHORE PROFITS WHILE LOBBYING TO PRESERVE INDUSTRY TAX LOOPHOLES Revenue from closing state and federal tax loopholes could be used to

TakeAction Minnesota State on Passage of S.F. 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, TAKEACTION MINNESOTA STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF S.F. 1 THROUGH MINNESOTA SENATE St. Paul, MN – TakeAction Minnesota issued the following statement upon passage of S.F. 1 out of the Minnesota State Senate late Thursday night: “Thousands of Minnesota individuals, families and small businesses are one step

Rally Outside Target Corporate Headquarters Cites Retail Giant as Common Roadblock to Economic Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 26, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, RALLY OUTSIDE TARGET CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS CITES RETAIL GIANT AS COMMON ROADBLOCK TO ECONOMIC SECURITY Unlock Minnesota’s Future Rally Asks Target to “Be Leader Minnesota Needs To Help Struggling Minnesota Economy” Minneapolis, MN (February 26, 2013) – On the second day of the “Unlock Our

NAACP, TakeAction Minnesota Announce 10 Complaints Filed with EEOC Against Target Corporation for Unfair Hiring Practices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, NAACP, TAKEACTION MINNESOTA ANNOUNCE 10 COMPLAINTS FILED WITH EEOC AGAINST TARGET CORPORATION FOR UNFAIR HIRING PRACTICES “Target Has A Huge Opportunity To Help Reduce Minnesota’s Worst-in-Nation Racial Jobs Gap By Adopting New EEOC Hiring Guidelines” Minneapolis, MN (February 20, 2013) – Standing outside the Hennepin County Government center on a

Governor Dayton Lays Out Vision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 6, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722,<> GOVERNOR DAYTON LAYS OUT VISION THAT WILL IMPROVE LIVES OF MINNESOTANS ACROSS STATE St. Paul, MN – Dan McGrath, Executive Director of TakeAction Minnesota, issued the following statement praising Governor Dayton’s strong vision as he concluded his third State of the State address: “For the

Federal Logjam Over Basic Health Plan Begins to Clear

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722 ,<> FEDERAL LOGJAM OVER BASIC HEALTH PLAN BEGINS TO CLEAR HHS Statement Offers Clear Path Forward for MinnesotaCare St. Paul, MN – TakeAction Minnesota’s Associate Director Liz Doyle, issued this response following today’s announcement by the federal department of Health and Human Services that a