As a result of PFA’s financial assistance, local taxpayers will save millions on their property tax bills in interest costs compared to market rate financing.
The idea of letting everyone buy in to MinnesotaCare is extremely popular among Republicans, Democrats, and Independents of all ages in every region of our state.
Giving Minnesotans the option to buy in to MinnesotaCare should not be a partisan issue – it’s an idea with broad popularity among Democrats, Republicans, and Independents of all ages.
Senator Simonson: Three-Fourths of Northern Minnesota Residents Want Option to Buy In to MinnesotaCare
This new poll affirms what I hear in my everyday conversations with Duluth families – people are sick and tired of watching private insurance companies call the shots and they believe government has a role to play in increasing choice and competition in the market.
In the past my colleagues on the other side of the aisle refused to consider this idea as a solution to rising health care costs, but to continue doing so would be to ignore the will of the people.
As someone who has worked on the front lines of health care both before and after the ACA, I never want to see us go back to the dark days when private insurers canceled insurance policies, or didn’t provide them at all, for people facing serious medical crises.