Jay Kolls’ investigative report for KSTP highlights MnSure’s and the Affordable Care Act’s shortcomings: Jennifer Slafter, and her family, are a good example of a set of circumstances making it tough for some to get the help they need through the state’s new health insurance exchange program known as MNsure. Slafter along with her husband […] . . . → Read More: MnSure, ACA costs more, limits options
Thursday morning, Rep. Greg Davids sent a letter to Gov. Dayton about MnSure. Here’s that letter: Rep. Davids Letter to Gov. on Active Purchaser by Minnesota House Republicans In the letter, Rep. Davids highlighted the fact that the MnSure Board of Directors was given authority to vote on something called Active Purchaser. This paragraph hits […] . . . → Read More: Rep. Davids to Gov. Dayton: Fix MnSure first
Don Davis’s article is this weekend’s must reading. Overall, much of the $2.1 billion, two-year tax increase comes from the state’s highest earners and smokers. Dayton made the point that if property taxes rise 2 percent statewide, that would far less than the 83 percent they have gone up in the past decade. “I think […] . . . → Read More: Higher taxes = better services?