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What does it take to be a State Senator?

What does it take to be a State Senator?

Nov. 28 | DFL Hayden describes full-time responsibilities of part-time role   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   When the 2013 Minnesota Legislative Session convenes January 8, State Senator Jeff Hayden officially will assume his office as Senate...

Lack of oral healthcare a crisis for poor children, children of color

Lack of oral healthcare a crisis for poor children, children of color

Oct. 10 |   Current supply of dental providers  inadequate to meet provisions of  new healthcare law     Twelve years after issuing a landmark report that offered a framework for improving access to oral health, former Surgeon General David...

What has President Obama done for Blacks?

What has President Obama done for Blacks?

Sep. 20 |   Affordable Care Act, HBCU investment top some advocates’ lists By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Since Barack Obama took office four years ago as the first Black president in U.S. history, he has been criticized by many Blacks for...

Ellison on taxes, Affirmative Action, gay marriage and reelection

Ellison on taxes, Affirmative Action, gay marriage and reelection

Jul. 11 |     Rep. Keith Ellison MSR file photo By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN), up for reelection this November, has represented Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District since 2007 and is co-chair of the...

Healthcare reform law now two years old — Supporters say Affordable Care  Act will narrow  health disparities

Healthcare reform law now two years old — Supporters say Affordable Care Act will narrow health disparities

Apr. 4 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer The Affordable Care Act (ACA) in March celebrated its two-year anniversary since President Barack Obama signed it into law. Since it became law, its key provisions include insurance companies now being...

Task force prepares for Affordable Care Act provisions

Task force prepares for Affordable Care Act provisions

Feb. 1 |     Group offers recommendations to ensure health disparities are addressed By Charles Hallman Staff Writer One of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) major provisions is the creation of insurance exchanges or state-based marketplaces for...

Communities of color suffer from lack of  health insurance

Communities of color suffer from lack of health insurance

Nov. 30 |   Healthcare advocates predict Affordable Care Act will treat disparities By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be fully implemented by the end of 2014, several aspects of it already has been...
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