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29 March 2006

03.28.06 MN: Senate division gives OK To 'Wal-Mart bill'

A bill that would require large Minnesota employers to supply health insurance for workers or pay the state a share of the cost got closer to a Senate floor vote on Tuesday. The Senate Health and Human Services Division approved the bill 5 to 2. It has be

20 March 2006

03.19.06 MN: Senate panel approves ‘Wal-Mart’ health care bill

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A bill that would require the state’s largest employers to pay health care insurance costs for their workers — commonly known as "the Wal-Mart bill" — passed a Senate committee on Monday, amid concerns from groups, such as the

02 March 2006

$14 million paid by Minnesota for Wal-Mart workers, group says

A labor-funded group estimates Minnesota's tab for medical assistance received last year by Wal-Mart workers and calls for the state to disclose those costs. Pat Doyle, Star Tribune Last update: March 01, 2006 – 7:40 AM

23 February 2006

St. Paul Pioneer Press | 02/17/2006 | Squaring off over health

Powerful retail industry will sue to block minimum spending levels for health insurance in Minnesota BY JULIE FORSTER Pioneer Press Don't look for Minnesota to adopt a Maryland-style law imposing minimum spending levels for health insurance this legi