“Across race, income, and zip code, our health and wellbeing is tied together. Everyone deserves access to quality, affordable healthcare,” said Elianne Farhat, Executive Director of TakeAction Minnesota. “We applaud Governor Walz’s action to establish a MinnesotaCare Public Option, a commonsense proposal to expand healthcare access and improve people’s lives. With proposals from the Governor, House, and Senate, we look forward to working with the Legislature to get a MinnesotaCare Public Option passed this session that includes eligibility for undocumented Minnesotans.”
MEDIA BACKGROUND: U.S. House Set to Pass Historic Prescription Drug Reforms in the Inflation Reduction Act. What does this mean for Minnesota?
August 10, 2022 MEDIA BACKGROUND U.S. House Set to Pass Historic Prescription Drug Reforms in the Inflation Reduction Act. What does this mean for Minnesota? ST. PAUL, MN—On Friday, August
TakeAction Minnesota Statement on Reinsurance Deal
MEDIA STATEMENT TakeAction Minnesota Statement on Reinsurance Deal ST. PAUL, MINN—The state Senate passed a reinsurance deal off the floor tonight. The bill is headed to the state House.
Reinsurance: Back and Worse Than Ever. Tell your lawmakers to protect MinnesotaCare.
At TakeAction Minnesota we believe in people-centered, publicly funded health care that leaves nobody out. In 2022, Minnesota should be moving toward a public health care option on the path
What to know about the Governor’s new budget proposal
Last week, Governor Walz released a revised supplemental budget recommendation to the legislature. From here, the Governor’s administration will present their proposals to state legislators, who will then negotiate to
Tell Your Legislators: Expand MinnesotaCare, Pass Health Care for All
At TakeAction Minnesota, we believe in a future where everyone has the health care they need. We believe in a health care system that is people-centered, not tied to employment,
Get loud for reproductive freedom 📢
Everyone deserves access to the care they need. Fifty years ago, on January 22, 1973, Roe v. Wade guaranteed us the legal right to abortion. Devastatingly, this could be Roe’s last anniversary before the
Kate’s story: “One terrible health problem would probably bankrupt us.”
Kate (she/her) is a mother of two adult sons living in Minneapolis. She’s been a leader advocating with TakeAction Minnesota since February 2021. Below is Kate’s healthcare story. She ends it with an invitation to share
TakeAction Members Talk Healthcare with Rep. Ilhan Omar
Last week, TakeAction Minnesota members Chara Blanch, Amity Foster, and Halley Norman sat down with Rep. Ilhan Omar to talk about care, COVID-19, and the state of our democracy. It was a powerful conversation. Amity and Chara shared
MinnesotaCare Public Option Bill (HF11) Hearing
Today, thousands of Minnesotans are excluded from health care coverage because of their immigration status. Across the state, thousands of Minnesotans including farmers, small business owners, artists, and young families