Minnesota officials are trying to determine whether President Barack Obama’s Thursday health care changes will affect the state. The president announced that he will let insurance companies renew for one year the health plans for consumers whose policies would be otherwise ended.
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, November 14, 2013
Minnesota legislators approved a bill allowing in-home childcare providers — licensed and unlicensed — and personal care attendants that will allow for an election among providers if unions meet certain thresholds of support. If in-home childcare providers and personal care attendants (PCAs) decided to form a union, the union would have exclusive rights to negotiate on their behalf with the state.
Carlton County is saying thank you to Bill Hilty with a dinner party, set for Saturday evening at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College amphitheater. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Read story, then call Dan Reed at 218-273-6103 or Tom Kurhajetz at 612-423-3612 for more information.
The bill that was passed on to another Senate committee Monday requires the state to find “an adequate number of facilities” around the state to treat sex offenders who have completed their prison terms instead of the current system that send serious offenders to state hospitals in Moose Lake and St. Peter.
Following today’s House vote to adjourn rather than remain in session to continue to seek a solution to the looming sequester, Minnesota’s 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan issued the following statement:
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