State Senator Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point) requested that Governor Mark Dayton call a Special Session of the Minnesota Legislature to help fix the problems with MNsure. In a statement posted on Facebook, Senator Housley said:
“Minnesotans are heading into the holiday week feeling unsure about MNsure,” said Senator Housley. “An unelected MNsure Board, an ill-timed vacation, excessive wait times and a faulty website have prevented Minnesota families from ensuring that they and their loved ones have health care coverage.”
“I call on Governor Dayton to order an immediate Special Session of the Minnesota Legislature dedicated to solving the issues of MNsure,” said Senator Housley. “While I did not support the creating of MNsure, it is the law in Minnesota. I will not sit idly by while Minnesotan’s suffer, because a bloated, unelected bureaucracy has failed,” added Senator Housley.
Earlier today, MNsure officials extending the deadline for enrolling in a health care plan. Please check back to politics.mn for more information on this developing story.