State of Minnesota secondary Archives: on Health Care


Chris Coleman: More access to appropriate treatments for mental health

Mental Health Services: Mental health plays a role in everything from poverty to public safety--from education to unemployment and homelessness. It can be difficult for people to access the appropriate treatment at the right time. The Mayor supports the efforts of the Mental Health Legislative Network as well as the nine recommendations from the Governor's Task Force on Mental Health.
Source: St. Paul MN Mayoral website StPaul.gov, "Priorities" Dec 7, 2016

Heather Johnson: MnCare was better than ObamaCare

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Expand ObamaCare"?

A: No, ACA in Minnesota has not been better for vulnerable adults who have reported to me on the campaign trail, that the spend down is worse than the previous programs of MnCare and Medical Assistance as well as a lessening in prescribed medical treatments. I believe doctors know better. For Minnesotans, MA and MnCare had an over 93% success rate prior to ACA.

Source: E-mail interview on 2014 MN Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Aug 18, 2014

Dan Severson: Replace healthcare entitlement with free-market system

Hegseth said his first focus would be to eliminate ObamaCare, something all four candidates want to happen. Severson said that in addition to getting rid of ObamaCare, the government needs to get away from the argument that health care is an entitlement. "If we want a good health-care system, one that is responsive, we need to go to a free market system," Severson said.
Source: Bemidji Pioneer on 2012 MN Senate debates Apr 20, 2012

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2016 Presidential contenders on Health Care:
  Republicans:
Gov.Jeb Bush(FL)
Dr.Ben Carson(MD)
Gov.Chris Christie(NJ)
Sen.Ted Cruz(TX)
Carly Fiorina(CA)
Gov.Jim Gilmore(VA)
Sen.Lindsey Graham(SC)
Gov.Mike Huckabee(AR)
Gov.Bobby Jindal(LA)
Gov.John Kasich(OH)
Gov.Sarah Palin(AK)
Gov.George Pataki(NY)
Sen.Rand Paul(KY)
Gov.Rick Perry(TX)
Sen.Rob Portman(OH)
Sen.Marco Rubio(FL)
Sen.Rick Santorum(PA)
Donald Trump(NY)
Gov.Scott Walker(WI)
Democrats:
Gov.Lincoln Chafee(RI)
Secy.Hillary Clinton(NY)
V.P.Joe Biden(DE)
Gov.Martin O`Malley(MD)
Sen.Bernie Sanders(VT)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren(MA)
Sen.Jim Webb(VA)

2016 Third Party Candidates:
Gov.Gary Johnson(L-NM)
Roseanne Barr(PF-HI)
Robert Steele(L-NY)
Dr.Jill Stein(G,MA)
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