Monthly Archives: November 2011

November 16, 2011

Health care case before Supreme Court tests federal limits

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to the 2010 health care overhaul law, President Obama’s signature legislative achievement, setting the stage for oral arguments by March and a decision in late June as the 2012 presidential campaign enters its crucial final months. (more…)

November 1, 2011

Governor’s Health Care Reform Task Force

On Monday, October 31st, Governor Mark Dayton announced the members for the long awaited Health Care Reform Task Force. The Task Force was created by law in the 2010 legislative session. The purpose of the group is to advise the Governor and the Legislature on health care reform specifically in the areas of better health care, lower costs and healthier communities. The Task Force will develop an action plan for reforming how we deliver and pay for health care in Minnesota. (more…)