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Minnesotans will begin choosing ‘Obamacare’ health plans October 1

Minnesotans will begin choosing ‘Obamacare’ health plans October 1

Sep. 11 | State officials say MNsure will help address health disparities   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minnesotans soon can find competitive health insurance plans through MNsure, the state’s new health insurance marketplace, say State officials,...

Black Minnesotans lobby at the State Capitol

Black Minnesotans lobby at the State Capitol

Mar. 27 |   Can the new ‘Black agenda’ move the community forward?    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There was nothing new revealed last week during the Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) Lobby Day at the State Capitol presenting their Black...

Racial Equity Report Card and legislative agenda announced

Racial Equity Report Card and legislative agenda announced

Feb. 13 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Organizing Apprenticeship Project (OAP) called January 30 for a statewide racial equity agenda. It was introduced along with the organization’s seventh annual Racial Equity Report Card during a rally at...

Second Chance advocates ‘make some noise’ on the Hill

Second Chance advocates ‘make some noise’ on the Hill

Jan. 23 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   When Sarah Walker first lobbied the Minnesota Legislature on behalf of former offenders, she didn’t see it going over very well. “The first time I organized this, I was concerned that this would...