SUNDAY, August 23 at 7:00 P.M. central time What’s at stake in this fight? - A public health insurance plan would provide a comprehensive, affordable health care plan as an alternative to private insurance. No surprise, the public health insurance option is…Read More


Walz would like to hear from southern Minnesotans about their ideas and concerns on health insurance reform. The general public, as well as members of the media are invited to the event. THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 6 – 8 PM; doors open at 5:30pm Mankato East High…Read More

Kucinich's amendment passes committee, would allow states to adopt single-payer plans!!

On July 17th, the House Education and Labor Committee voted 27-19 with bipartisan support in favor of Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s (D-OH) amendment to HR 3200 (the House health reform bill) to allow states to enact single-payer plans. Some Republicans, including…Read More

What does MUHCC think of the “public plan option"?

We are wary. A bill that promotes a strong public plan option could indeed be a stepping stone to a national single-payer system. A bill that enables a weak public option, particularly if coupled with an individual mandate (a law requiring all Americans to…Read More

What is a “public plan option”?

A “public plan option” is a government-administered insurance program (like Medicare) that would be available to certain Americans. Medicare is widely known to be the most efficient, beloved health insurance program in the United States. Theoretically then,…Read More

Please take one minute TODAY to make an important call

Today--April 15--is a national call-in day to members of Congress to demand single-payer health care. I just made the call myself, and from dialing to hanging up was 1 minute and 4 seconds. Here's what you can do: - You simply call the Capitol switchboard…Read More

URGENT! Vote on questions for Obama by 9:30 CDT!

I just saw that President Obama is holding an online event where he'll be answering the most popular questions that have been put on this morning (March 26). But we only have until 9:30 a.m. CDT to vote. Here's what you can do: 1. Go to…Read More
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