Federal Logjam Over Basic Health Plan Begins to Clear

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722 , greta@takeactionminnesota.org<mailto:greta@takeactionminnesota.org> 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

TakeAction Minnesota Applauds Introduction of Senate, House Bills Strengthening MinnesotaCare Under Affordable Care Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.org TAKEACTION MINNESOTA APPLAUDS INTRODUCTION OF SENATE, HOUSE BILLS STRENGTHENING MINNESOTACARE UNDER AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Legislation’s Biggest Obstacle: Lack of Federal Guidance By HHS St. Paul, MN – TakeAction Minnesota issued the following statement from Associate Director Liz Doyle, upon today’s introductions of S.F. 184 and

Governor’s Courageous Commitment to Structural Tax Reform, New Revenue Will Result in Broad, Sustainable Prosperity for Minnesotans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 22, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.org “GOVERNOR’S COURAGEOUS COMMITMENT TO STRUCTURAL TAX REFORM, NEW REVENUE WILL RESULT IN BROAD, SUSTAINABLE PROSPERITY FOR MINNESOTANS” St. Paul, MN – TakeAction Minnesota lauded the Governor Dayton’s budget proposal and his courage to restructure the tax system to make it fair for Minnesotans. The statewide

Health Insurance Exchange Provides Enormous Opportunity for Minnesota Consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.org HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE PROVIDES ENORMOUS OPPORTUNITY FOR MINNESOTA CONSUMERS “New Insurance Exchange Has Opportunity to Rein in Costs, Increase Accessibility for Over A Million Minnesotans” St. Paul, MN (January 9, 2013) –TakeAction Minnesota issued a statement following this afternoon’s introduction of legislation which would create a new state-based

Minnesotans Want Responsible Budget That Provides For Broad Prosperity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2012Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.org MINNESOTANS WANT RESPONSIBLE BUDGET THAT PROVIDES FOR BROAD PROSPERITY St. Paul, MN – TakeAction Minnesota released the following statement on the heels of today’s state budget forecast: “This morning’s forecasted budget deficit is the sadly predictable outcome of over ten years of imaginary thinking about

Demonstrators Want To End Bush Tax Cuts For Richest 2%, To Protect Working Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: GretaBergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.org DEMONSTRATORS WANT TO END BUSH TAX CUTS FOR RICHEST 2%, TO PROTECT WORKING FAMILIES Event Coincides with Beginning of Lame-Duck Congressional Session Launching “Who Pays?” Campaign Minneapolis, MN – A group of over forty Minnesotans representing the Americans for Tax Fairness coalition, and including representatives of SEIU, TakeAction Minnesota,

Over 200 Call on Target Corp. to Change Hiring Practices, Help Close MN’s Worst-in-the-Nation Jobs Gap

For Immediate Release – May 9, 2012Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.org OVER 200 CALL ON TARGET CORP. TO CHANGE HIRING PRACTICES,HELP CLOSE MN’S WORST-IN-THE-NATION RACIAL JOBS GAPTakeAction Minnesota Asks Target To “Take the Lead in Fair Hiring” Minneapolis, MN – Over two-hundred leaders from TakeAction Minnesota carrying signs saying “I’m Ready To Work!” converged on Target’s