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April 22, 2017
Minnesotans begin to see insurance relief
April 22, 2017 - 11:41am
April 19, 2017
U.S. Sen.  Al Franken. File photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Franken says new farm bill should address dairy struggles
April 19, 2017 - 1:13pm
April 14, 2017
The Minnesota Capitol building normally is busy this time of year, but on Friday, April 14, 2017, throngs of lobbyists, lawmakers and special interest groups were gone, leaving this view of a normally full meeting room in the foreground and cafe in the background. The Legislature returns from its Passover-Easter break Tuesday, April 18. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Administration argues money during legislative break
April 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
April 11, 2017
Emily Piper, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, discusses mental health care at the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Baxter April 11 as Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, looks on. Zach Kayser/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota top official says GOP cuts would deeply hurt mental health care
April 11, 2017 - 9:41pm
April 5, 2017
U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (R) arrive at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
More talks but no decisions on Republican push to overhaul healthcare
April 5, 2017 - 8:43am
April 3, 2017
Bruce M. Kleven, a Minneapolis lawyer, is a lobbyist for about 18 farm-related groups and companies in the Minnesota State Legislature. Photo taken March 15, 2017, at St. Paul at the Midwest Poultry Federation annual meeting and trade show in St. Paul, Minn. 
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Ag lobbyist's focus turns to health care
April 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
Health care and health insurance resources
April 3, 2017 - 11:30am
Troy Scherr, co-owner of Sayler Implement, an independent John Deere dealership with locations in Linton and Wishek, N.D., says health insurance costs have gotten more and more expensive, making it harder on the business to attract and retain employees. (Katie Pinke/Agweek)
'Something needs to be done' as farmers face soaring health care costs
April 3, 2017 - 11:30am
Agweek Editorial: Rural America needs health care solutions
April 3, 2017 - 9:00am
ND hospitals, residents wait to learn future of health care system
April 3, 2017 - 8:28am
April 2, 2017
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)(L) gets into a vehicle with U.S. President Donald Trump before departing the White House in Washington, April 2, 2017. REUTERS / Joshua Roberts
Trump talks health care with Republican critic on golf course
April 2, 2017 - 12:45pm
April 1, 2017
From left: Jean Bender, David Bender, 30, and his personal assistant Lisa Struss take a walk around his block in St. Paul, Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  Bender receives Medicaid payments which provides for some of his assistant's funding. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
The true costs of care
April 1, 2017 - 6:44pm
March 30, 2017
Steve Peters, from Litchfield, asks a question during the discussion Thursday, March 30, at the American Legion in Willmar. Briana Sanchez / Forum News Service
Minn. farmers use state forum to voice concerns on health insurance, buffer strips
March 30, 2017 - 6:09pm
March 25, 2017
Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the House Tax Committee, said House Republicans plan to begin moving on tax reform this spring and to pass legislation before Congress goes on a summer recess in late July. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
March 25, 2017 - 12:32pm
March 24, 2017
Clinical instructor Amanda Tracy, RN, leads a group of nursing students from North Dakota State University on a tour Thursday, March 23, 2017, of the birthing center at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Nurses needed: NDSU plans new $28 million addition for nursing, MSUM considers restarting program
March 24, 2017 - 4:15pm