Keith Ellison


Contact: Sam Fettig
(c) 612-741-0662

Lauren Nielsen
(c) 651-376-9709

Nurses will speak out on the effects of corporate healthcare policies on patient access to care 

(Rochester) – September 11, 2023 – Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12, 2023, nurses with the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) will turn out and testify at a listening session in Rochester hosted by Attorney General Keith Ellison on aggressive, abusive, and deceptive corporate healthcare billing practices that can compromise access to care for Minnesota patients.

“Hospital executives are driving nurses away from the bedside, pushing Minnesotans into debt and putting patient care at risk with their focus on the bottom line,” said Mary C.
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Contact: Sam Fettig
(o) 651-414-2863
(c) 612-741-0662

Lauren Nielsen
(o) 651-414-2862
(c) 651-376-9709

Nurses today endorsed Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan, Attorney General Ellison, Auditor Blaha, and Secretary of State Simon for reelection 

(St. Paul) – July 21, 2022 – Nurses of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) today announced their endorsements of candidates for statewide executive offices who will stand with nurses to put Patients Before Profits in Minnesota, endorsing Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, Attorney General Keith Ellison, State Auditor Julie Blaha, and Secretary of State Steve Simon for reelection.
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Contact: Barb Brady
(office) 651-414-2849
(cell) 651-202-0845

Rick Fuentes
(office) 651-414-2863
(cell) 612-741-0662

(St. Paul) – August 24, 2018 – The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Nurses Association has voted to endorse Congress member Keith Ellison in his bid to be Minnesota’s next Attorney General. Nurses based their decision on Ellison’s years of continued support for healthcare and justice policies and confidence that Ellison would use the Attorney General’s office to act as the consumer advocate that fights to increase Minnesotans’ access to affordable and accessible health care.
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By Geri Katz

MNA Healthcare Reform Specialist


Single payer (aka Medicare for All or guaranteed healthcare) is so hot right now.

Bernie Sanders raised the profile in the 2016 campaign; then Trump and GOP proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act pushed even more people to the conclusion that healthcare is a basic need for all Americans.

The term “single payer” isn’t very descriptive, and it leaves room for a lot of confusion. Minnesota Senator John Marty says it best, “when someone asks you what kind of new car you bought, you don’t answer “dealer financed!”

So let’s define it: guaranteed healthcare (not insurance) for every American, including dental and vision.
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