Friday, March 28, 2008

Minnesota Health Care Act supported by citizens concerned about high insurance

Board member of the Citizens Federation- Northeast, Vicki Sanville, listens to a presentation. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger-Bischoff)

In February the Northland Health Care for All Coalition sponsored several Minnesota legislators at the YWCA Trepanier Hall to kick-off the Minnesota Health Care Act. This act would provide affordable coverage to all Minnesotans in a unified, efficient plan without insurance companies.

Currently more than 1,200,000 Minnesotans pay more than 10 percent of their income on health care. Some 200,000 Minnesotans spend more than 25 percent of there income. The majority of both these groups are insured. Some
Sen. John Marty (D-Roseville)
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