Has your insurance been canceled or changed?
NBC News recently reported that millions of Americans who buy individual or family coverage (i.e., don't have a health plan through work) will have their policies canceled due to new federal standards for health coverage and normal turnover in the marketplace. Have you had your plan canceled?
Have you thought about filing for bankruptcy?
Bankruptcies in Minnesota are dropping after a recession-induced surge. In the first six months of the year, they were 16 percent lower than during the same period last year. MPR News wants to learn more about why consumers are filing fewer bankruptcies and the factors that could cause filings to tick up again.
Exploring Latino culture in Minnesota
The Census describes Hispanics as the fastest growing group in the country and the state. But the diversity of Hispanics in Minnesota is broader than any one word can describe. MPR News wants to know how you identify yourself to help us paint a portrait of the fastest-growing group in the state. You might see yourself as Latino or Chicano. Or perhaps you largely identify as a mom or entrepreneur.
What's your experience with E-Verify?
If an immigration reform bill passes, it is likely that E-Verify will become mandatory for employers. MPR News wants to hear about your experience with E-Verify. Please share your insights here.
Are you a 'young invincible?'
People who work in health care reform refer to folks who are young and healthy and aren't interested in health insurance as "young invincibles." Does this describe you or anyone you know?
Employee health monitoring raises privacy concerns
As Minnesota workers weigh their health insurance options for next year, more are being offered financial incentives to participate in wellness programs that monitor their health. And that's raised concerns about workers' privacy rights.
A New National Anthem: Songs to Vote By
For decades politicians have been selling their vision for the country with popular songs. Now it's your turn. This week on The Current Presents, we have a crowd-sourced playlist on the state of the union from voters across Minnesota.
Recession-era students graduate into new economic reality
We asked some 2011 graduates to tell us what their first year in the job market has been like. Most of them have finally found work, but some remain underemployed after months bouncing between unpaid and paid internships, contract work and unemployment.
A church divided, together
We explore the effect of the Aug. 21, 2009 vote allowing gay pastors to serve as clergy in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America through the stories of Lutherans in the Public Insight Network.