Upcoming Events, Recent Events
Over 200 people attended an educational forum and discussion on the Minnesota Health Plan in Eagan on March 3rd. The event was hosted by Senator Jim Carlson (SD 38) and organized with help and inspiration from "Team 38", a health care activist group in Senate District 38.
View Lisa Nilles's presentation below, or go here to view clips of Frannie Franken (wife of Al Franken), Nancy Breymeier (Metro IBA), David Mair MD (PNHP-MN), and Senator Mary Olson (SD 04).
Feb 25, 2009
Supporters packed the room for an informational hearing on the Minnesota Health Act at a meeting of the House Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, the first hearing ever in the MN House on the MHA. Numerous people testified about the bill, which was then tabled for further discussion next session.
Download and read the compelling testimony given by Ed Ehlinger MD, Medical Director of Boynton Health Service at the University of Minnesota.
To all those who showed up for the hearing and who called their legislators: Thank you!
- The Minnesota Independent - Minnesota Health Plan tabled in the House
- Workday Minnesota - Universal health care bill stalls, but supporters pledge to keep organizing