Gruber MNsure

MNsure house of cards was built on discredited Gruber data

Health insurance exchange’s fiscal solvency relies on Gruber numbers By: Republican Leader David Hann as published in the Star Tribune The hot political story out of Washington DC this week is the saga of a professor from…

Here’s our reaction when 2015 property taxes go up

For two years, Democrats have repeated their promise to bring down property taxes. Now the Department of Revenue says they’re going up in 2015. Again. (SURPRISE!) The 2015 property tax news release from the Dept. of Revenue has all the gory details:…

Senate Republicans Announce Elected Leadership

The Senate Republican Caucus reelected Senator David Hann (Eden Prairie) as Leader, a position he has held since 2012. Senator Gary Dahms (Redwood Falls), Senator Paul Gazelka (Nisswa), and Senator Warren Limmer (Maple Grove) were…
hayden school board

Investigation Continues in Hayden Ethics Complaint  

Following a three hour ethics hearing in which two complaints against Senator Jeff Hayden were heard by the Senate Ethics Subcommittee, the committee adjourned without dismissing either ethics complaint. The committee vowed to look deeper into the allegations before…
Met Council

Legislators Make Plans to Rein in the Met Council

Legislators Thursday urged Gov. Mark Dayton to rein in the Met Council, an unelected panel with an annual $1 billion budget they say is overreaching its originally intended purpose. The legislators indicate the council’s Thrive…
State Revenue

State Revenue Down $46M for the Quarter

Today’s revenue announcement reveals Minnesota took in $46 Million less than projected for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. Three of the past five quarterly state revenue updates have been negative, calling into question…
MNsure premiums

Hefty Increases On The Way For 2015 MNsure Premiums

MNsure premiums for 2015 health insurance policies were made public today. Republican Leader David Hann released the following statement in response to hefty increases in the cost of health insurance in Minnesota: “The Dayton administration’s rhetoric…
MNsure premiums

Healthcare Premiums to be Released Tomorrow

Two weeks ago, after PreferredOne dropped out of the Obamacare/MNsure exchange, 24,000 Minnesotans were informed they’ll lose their current health insurance unless they leave the exchange and pay more. Tomorrow, 300,000 more Minnesotans will find out how much they’ll be paying for their existing…
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