"My only option is to burn through my life savings," said
He said he expected to pay
Premiums are rising 50 percent or more next year in the individual insurance market. Enrollment caps, especially outside
Minnesotans covered by employer plans,
"I know it only affects 5 percent of Minnesotans, but it scares every Minnesotan," said House Speaker
Daudt and his Republican caucus are trying to fend off a DFL challenge to their control of the House.
The House DFL released the outlines of a plan Friday that would cap health insurance premiums to 10 percent of income, with the difference paid for with tobacco tax money and some health care related funds.
Senate DFL leaders, who are defending the party's majority, held a news conference Friday to say they take the issue seriously. They said multiple ideas put forward during the 2016 legislative session were rejected by
To say DFLers did nothing "is a smear on me and the work we did," said Sen.
Sheran said one-third of eligible Minnesotans are not applying for tax credits to which they are entitled and that would lower the cost of their premiums. Minnesotans with household incomes up to about
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