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You can’t get there from here: State capitol renovation work poses challenges this session

You can’t get there from here: State capitol renovation work poses challenges this session

Attending a rally, speaking at a legislative hearing or visiting state lawmakers takes time and planning for members of Minnesota’s disability community. In 2015, it’s going to get a lot more complicated. Ongoing capitol renovations will cause plenty of headaches …

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Union work can move ahead

Efforts to unionize home health care workers can move ahead, as a federal judge refused an injunction requested by the National Right to Work Foundation. While that ruling can be appealed, it is another victory for union supporters and a …

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2015 Legislative issue: Medical Assistance campaign seeks equity

2015 Legislative issue: Medical Assistance campaign seeks equity

A massive stroke during surgery forced Brooklyn Center resident Layne to learn to walk, talk, read and write all over again. She only became eligible for Medical Assistance (MA) and waiver services after spending the entire 401K she’d built up …

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Editor’s Column – November 2014

This month we hosted the 12th annual Charlie Smith Award banquet and were joined by a couple hundred folks in the community for a wonderful evening. Thanks to all of you who came out to celebrate Christine Marble and Wendy …

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FDR’s lasting legacy is one of triumph over polio

“People who are crippled take a long time to get to their feet – sometimes years,” said Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The president who got the United States back on its feet during the Great Depression and also served during World …

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