Dan McGrath, An Exchange “Designed To Put the Health Care Needs of Minnesotans as its Top Priority”

Earlier today, Governor Mark Dayton signed Minnesota’s new Health Insurance Exchange, MNSure, into law.  Here’s what Dan McGrath, our Executive Director, had to say on this historic occasion: “Today, Governor Dayton signed some of the most historic legislation of the past fifty years into state law, ensuring that 1.3 million Minnesotans have access to affordable

MNsure Health Insurance Exchange Signed into Law by Governor Dayton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.org MNSURE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR DAYTON TakeAction Minnesota Reacts to Historic Legislation “Designed To Putthe Health Care Needs of Minnesotans as its Top Priority” St. Paul, MN – On Wednesday, Governor Mark Dayton signed Minnesota’s new Health Insurance Exchange, MNSure, into law.

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, greta@takeactionminnesota.org 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 State on Passage of S.F. 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2013Contact: Greta Bergstrom, 651.336.6722, greta@takeactionminnesota.org 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

TakeAction’s Liz Doyle Q-A: Health exchange must be consumer-friendly and help small buisnesses

Minnesota’s health insurance exchange — a landmark piece of state legislation — has drawn lobbyists and interest groups attempting to shape the far-reaching policy to the Capitol en masse this session. Early last week, MinnPost spoke with Kate Johansen, a lobbyist with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, about the business group’s hopes and concerns regarding

Minnesota woman guest of first lady

Michelle Obama shared company with a Minneapolis woman Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill. Because of a chronic health problem, Abby Schanfield, 21, has become something of a spokeswoman in Minnesota for the landmark federal health care legislation that President Barack Obama signed into law in 2010. As