MNsure meltdown

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from theMinnesota Watchdog, October 7, 2016 The state’s insurance exchange has imploded.  Just as many, including this publication, predicted. As readers have surely learned over the past week, the state’s Obamacare exchange is collapsing, with similar meltdowns occurring across the country. Now, before you think this piece is just a recitation of the bad numbers spilling out from MnSure and Obamacare, read on. There are two important things you need to know about the MnSure debate as it unfolds just weeks before Election Day. The first thing to know is an important historical fact regarding healthcare in Minnesota that will surely play into the debate and public discourse. Back in 1976, the legislature created the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association (MCHA). The government-regulated non-profit was designed to offer health …

Stewartville Candidate Forum October 6

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The Stewartville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a MEET THE CANDIDATES FORUM 6:00 Social Hour 7:00 City Council panel 7:45 School Board panel 8:30 Closing Social Stewartville Civic Center 106 1st St E Questions may be addressed to [if JavaScript were enabled there would be an email address here] 507 533 6006

Bill Clinton on illegal immigration

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When Bill was President, he said exactly the same thing about illegal immigration as today’s Donald Trump. Congress gave him a standing ovation. Source: Clinton on immigration

2016 Voting

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The general election isn’t until November 8 but you can vote in Minnesota from September 23 through election day. Voters do not need to state a reason for voting early. Voting Candidates The Secretary of State’s web site can provide a sample ballot specific to a voter’s precinct. It includes every race pertinent to that precinct. Republican endorsed Olmsted county legislative and Congressional candidates can be found on our Candidates page which also includes links to find candidates for local offices. Polling Places The Secretary of State’s Polling Place Finder can tell you where you vote on election day based on your address. Or call the county elections office at 507.328.7650. Absentee Voting Absentee voting for the November 8, 2016 election opens on Friday, September 23. Olmsted county’s …