STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes
By Don Davis
Minnesota legislators voted to increase funding designed to produce jobs.
The House voted 73-59 for the jobs and economic development bill that for the next two years provides $100 milli... Posted on 5/16/13 at 10:09 PM
HEALTHBEAT Change fatigue in health care
The patient was at the hospital for a straightforward same-day surgery but the admission process fell far short of efficient. She was directed hither and yon - first to the registration desk, then to ... Posted on 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY Secure Your Own Oxygen Mask First
"If you are traveling with young children, make sure you secure your own oxygen mask first"
Whenever I fly, I am always struck by the fact that they give this instruction to the plane full of passeng... Posted on 2/15/13 at 11:33 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Privilege vs. Rights: an Important Distinction
When I was in grade school, Mr. Dexter, the bus mechanic, gave a speech to us kids about proper bus safety and how if we didn't comply, we wouldn't be allowed the transport. He'd say with authority, "... Posted on 1/24/13 at 9:19 AM
NASCAR DAD National Health Care ?
Will Democrats throw granny under the bus ? National Health Care will : ration health care, cut off Medicaid, cut off care for seniors/elderly, is an issue off life and death. Obama Care=death penalty... Posted on 8/10/09 at 6:09 PM
Governor Tim Pawlenty says that new initiatives will help consumers take control of their personal health care information, encourage more patient-directed spending decisions for state employees and engage Minnesotans in health care policy discussions.
Veterans in the Douglas County area won’t have to travel as far to receive medical care.
Alexandria has been selected as the site of a new veteran outpatient clinic. It’s expected to open sometime in 2009 from a leased facility to be determined through a bidding process.
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