The DFL-controlled Minnesota Senate has side-stepped a showdown over abortion by stripping several measures out of its budget bill. (05/08/2006)
A study from the Children's Defense Fund released Wednesday finds that the number of uninsured children in Minnesota is has gone up in recent years. The study says cutbacks in government-subsidized health insurance and employer-paid health plans are responsible for the increase. (Midday, 04/19/2006)
County human services workers make many errors when they process applications from immigrants for public health care, allowing some to get benefits they may not be entitled to, according to an audit released Wednesday. (04/12/2006)
The two leading health care experts at the state Capitol are calling for changes to Minnesota's health care system, but their ideas differ dramatically. (03/02/2006)
Gov. Tim Pawlenty is proposing millions of dollars in new state spending to improve how the state cares for people suffering from mental illness. (02/24/2006)

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