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At a standstill, Walz asks to move emergency insulin talks into public eye
November 18, 2019 - 2:39pm
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz on Monday, Nov. 18, re-issued a call to reach a compromise before Christmas that could set up a special session before...
'This crisis is still upon us': Walz again makes appeal for compromise on affordable insulin plan
October 17, 2019 - 12:27pm
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz, flanked by affordable insulin advocates, again made a plea to Senate Republicans on Thursday, Oct. 17, to come to...
Diabetics push for insulin-aid bill in Minnesota
May 13, 2019 - 8:27pm
ST. PAUL -- A group of Minnesota citizens with diabetes made an eleventh-hour plea on Monday, May 13, for lawmakers to address the rising costs...
At Minnesota Capitol, budget talks heat up, moms make final pitch to secure insulin access
May 13, 2019 - 5:56pm
ST. PAUL -- State legislative leaders and the governor on Monday, May 13, again deadlocked over state spending with a week left to get their...
Minn. lawmakers want to hold Big Pharma accountable, but disagree on best approach
March 26, 2019 - 8:51pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are taking steps to rein in the costs of prescription drugs and hold pharmaceutical companies accountable. But...
Prescription costs an issue with many factors and a long history
March 16, 2019 - 3:56pm
GRAND FORKS — For some, driving hours or even across an international border is easier than paying high prices for prescription medication....
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
February 18, 2019 - 8:46pm
EVELETH, Minn. — Travis Paulson lay in bed, miserable with what felt like a bad case of the flu. He had known that not taking insulin for his...
Minnesota lawmakers look to crack down on rising insulin costs
January 22, 2019 - 11:49am
ST. PAUL -- A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers on Tuesday, Jan. 22, said it would bring legislation aimed at cracking down on the rising...
Minnesota attorney general files insulin pricing lawsuit
October 16, 2018 - 1:29pm
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota attorney general filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, Oct. 16, against three major U.S. manufacturers of insulin, allegeding...