WASHINGTON – The seven Democrats in Minnesota’s congressional delegation have asked the Obama Administration to reconsider a proposed rule that they say would lead to much lower levels of funding for MinnesotaCare, a state-subsidized health insurance program that is expected to cover 140,000 Minnesotans in 2014. Minnesota currently stands alone among states in offering what’s Read more

As the 2013 elections approach, the Minneapolis mayoral lineup gets scrambled once again as a top candidate drops out.

And policy enacted in the last legislative session continues to reverberate through the state as mayors applaud some extra funding and the state prepares a long-running health program for the Affordable Care Act.
In Washington, a Senate proposal is aimed at heading off a big increase in interest rates for student loans. Read more