A sample of voters and election judges reported little confusion with ranked-choice voting, new polling machines or the lengthy list of mayoral candidates.
A former legislator’s effort to stop the building could complicate the Mayo project and even tax hikes, but legislators could re-pass those provisions separately.
There are still problems for agents, brokers and health plans that are affecting how the exchange works for consumers.
Many consider them a big step forward, but questions remain. A state task force is investigating potential legislation.
They’re often the most expensive and time-consuming substances to test, lab staff explained to lawmakers, who hope to tighten laws concerning their use.
As of Wednesday, about 12,000 people have created accounts, and about 5,600 people had completed applications for coverage.
Republican legislators say Secretary of State Mark Ritchie exceeded his authority; his office defends the system and his action.
At its Wednesday session, a legislative committee plans to examine the effects of the substances in the metro area.
Beyond Vikings games, authority officials stress that the “people’s stadium” will be home to high school and college sports and wintertime runners and roller-skaters.
MNsure opened in time for Obamacare’s initial Oct. 1 deadline, with more than 100,000 visits just hours after it opened.
Minnesota consumers will be able to shop for coverage and compare plans, apply for public health programs and calculate tax credits for their income level.
The health exchange’s latest internal reviews show continuing serious problems and two new “at risk” areas.
The federal analysis that proclaimed the state’s health insurance premiums to be the lowest in the nation didn’t take into account several factors.
Internal documents show continuing concerns. If serious security flaws are identified during the final check, the project will be grounded until they’re fixed.
Internal documents, obtained by MinnPost, note concerns about small businesses using the exchange, as well as issues with eligibility verification and user testing.
African-American and immigrant groups that key lawmakers say were overlooked in MNsure’s initial grants now likely will be included.
Critics note that the lack of grants in minority communities makes it even harder to reach groups with stubbornly high rates of uninsured people.