MNA Blog (Page 109)

Recent news and updates from the Minnesota Nurses Association.

AUDIO: Thissen vs. Emmer

This is one audio clip (see link above) not to miss! MNA-endorsed Gov. Candidate Paul Thissen took fellow candidate Tom Emmer to the proverbial woodshed the other day on Minnesota Public Radio. Thissen called Emmer out for using popular political buzzwords and rhetoric without explaining how any of those ideas would actually get accomplished. Now you can see why more than 20,000 Minnesota Nurses endorse Paul Thissen for Governor!
… Read more about: Paul Thissen torches Tom Emmer on MPR  »

Media Contact: Liz Doyle (612-483-5854) or lizd@takeactionminnesota.org

Statement of the Save GAMC Coalition on House override vote

Members of the Minnesota House today had the opportunity to hold to their vote in support of the men and women on General Assistance Medical Care and override the Governor’s Veto. Thirty eight  Republican House members who voted in support of this legislation last week have now changed their minds and voted against health coverage for the poorest Minnesotans. The Administration is already beginning to un-enroll people on GAMC and transition them into MinnesotaCare, a program that is more costly than the DFL plan and simply will not work for those currently on GAMC.
… Read more about: Press Release: Save GAMC Coalition Statement on today’s House override attempt  »