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State and local health care officials voiced concerns on Friday in Duluth that repealing the Affordable Care Act may impact low-income residents the hardest, and also affect public health, mental health and addiction programs.
Healthcare has been a topic of concern recently. Friday afternoon, Congressman Rick Nolan and other local organizations discussed access for Minnesotans. The roundtable discussion swirled around the Affordable Care Act and it's future. Many local healthcare organizations expressed concerns of cuts to programs like Medicaid. Congressman Nolan also weighed in on concerns.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDAL) - Minnesota 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan is urging President Trump to reconsider his decision to suspend a study designed to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan.
Nolan says the suspension "jeopardizes numerous industries in Minnesota and Wisconsin including our nation's 7 billion dollar sport fishing market."
DULUTH, Minn. – Representative Rick Nolan was back in Duluth today. This time, talking health care.
The congressman and medical professionals were part of a panel discussion sponsored by the United Way.
Nolan said, while republicans want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, there’s no answer to how they plan to do it.
Rep. Tom Emmer was on his feet, clapping and cheering, for most of Donald Trump’s first address to Congress as president. Rep. Keith Ellison spent nearly all of it in his seat, stone-faced.
Minnesota’s U.S. House members had plenty to say about President Donald Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday.
Here are their statements, which range from super cozy to downright chilly, along with the percentages Trump got in their House districts in the November election:
HIBBING — To keep up with Hibbing’s 227 miles of paved roads and 81 miles of “crumbling” sanitary and storm water sewers, the city needs help.
HERMANTOWN, MN -
Congressmen Rick Nolan listened to Northland county and municipal leaders in Hermantown today about funding concerns when it comes to transportation and infrastructure.
Hermantown Mayor, Wyane Boucher, said the town has little money to maintain and fix the roads.
Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) sat down with Iron Range leaders Friday afternoon to talk transportation and infrastructure. As one Iron Range mayor explained, wastewater facilities are aging and costing cities a lot of money. "Currently, Keewatin's plant is aging.