Press Release Archives

Monday, December 11, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota’s Statement on Senator Al Franken’s Resignation

Thursday, November 16, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota Statement on Tax Bill Moving in U.S. House Bill

Monday, November 13, 2017
STATEMENT: With flood of sexual harassment allegations, it’s time to end the culture of silence that perpetuates gender oppression

Friday, October 27, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota calls for the resignation of the St. Paul Police Federation’s Leadership after controversial mailer

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Minnesotans protest Medica, calling on the HMO to return $120M funneled out of their nonprofit company

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota calls out the Minnesota Jobs Coalition for lies, deceit, and corruption through ‘Minneapolis Works’

Monday, October 23, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota Highlights Program Innovations to Defend Medicaid Through Grant from Community Catalyst

Friday, October 20, 2017
Statement on Medica money transfer: Elected officials must check the power of health insurance executives

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota joins Governor Dayton in calling on the Trump Administration to protect MinnesotaCare

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Members of the Caring Majority Kick Off a National Gathering with a Rally outside Rep. Lewis’ Office

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Dai Thao for St. Paul Mayor

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Statement on the Trump Administration’s Decision to End DACA

Friday, August 25, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota Announces Duluth City Council Endorsements

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Response to Rep. Lewis after seniors, caregivers, and individuals living with disabilities delivered a letter about Medicaid cuts to his house

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Seniors, caregivers, and individuals living with disabilities protest Medicaid cuts outside Rep. Jason Lewis’s home, during the August recess

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Community members held Burnsville door knock event as part of national day of action to protect health care

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Duluth residents rally for paid sick time, before the last public input session

Monday, July 17, 2017
Conference Draws Hundreds of Black Leaders to Minneapolis, while the Nation’s District Attorneys hold their Annual Summit

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
St. Cloud residents call on Rep. Emmer to protect Medicaid over July recess, as federal bill hangs in limbo

Thursday, June 29, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota Endorses Progressive Champions for Minneapolis City Council and Park Board

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Minnesotans Urge Senate to Protect Medicaid over Millionaires and Reject Repeal Bill

In Protest Outside of Rep. Lewis’s Office, Minnesotans Urge Congress to Protect Health Care

Thursday, June 15, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota Endorses Dai Thao for St. Paul Mayor

Friday, June 2, 2017
Minnesotans speak out against the American Health Care Act and state health care cuts—pressure mounts on the GOP after the legislative session

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Special Session 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017
NEWS STATEMENT: Emmer, Lewis, and Paulsen could have saved the ACA—instead, they voted to destroy Medicaid to pay for tax cuts

Thursday, March 30, 2017
As reinsurance clears the Legislature, groups call on Dayton veto

Friday, March 3, 2017
Minnesota House votes to take away earned sick and safe time for 150,000 workers

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
First Stop Today for MinnesotaCare Buy-In

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Congressional Town Halls This Week

Thursday, February 9, 2017
TakeAction Minnesota Announces Newest Staff

Monday, September 19, 2016
Statement Urging Unity in Response to St. Cloud Violence

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
New Report Shows Nearly Half of Workers in Duluth Lack Access to Paid Sick Time

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Minneapolis Faith Leaders to City Council: Pass the Strongest Earned Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Possible

Thursday, May 5, 2016
TakeAction Minnesota Statement Regarding Earned Sick and Safe Time in Minneapolis

Thursday, February 11, 2016
SCOTUS Temporary Stay on Clean Power Plan Hinders Solution to Most Urgent Crisis of Our Time

Monday, February 1, 2016
New Report Shows 4 of 10 St. Paul Workers Lack Paid Sick Time Access

Friday, January 22, 2016
TakeAction Minnesota Statement on Health Care Finance Task Force Recommendations

Friday, November 20, 2015
Statement on the shooting death of Jamar Clark

Thursday, October 29, 2015
New Report Details Access to Earned Sick Time Benefits in Minneapolis

Friday, October 2, 2015
TakeAction Minnesota Statement on Health Coverage Rate Increases

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Right to Own Silencers Placed Over Rights of the Silenced Through House GOP Refusal to Pass Voting Rights Restoration Legislation

Monday, May 18, 2015
Despite Concern Over HHS Cuts, TakeAction Thanks Dayton, Bakk, Lourey for Protecting MNcare

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Enrollees, Advocates Urge Legislators to Protect MinnesotaCare in Advance of Floor Vote on House Omnibus HHS Finance Bill

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Controversial Plan to Abolish MNCare Central to Rep. Dean’s HHS Omnibus Bill

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Workers Call on Best Buy to Use Leadership to Support Legislation Improving Job Quality, Health Standards for Minnesota’s Working Families

Thursday, April 9, 2015
In 2015 State of the State Address, Governor Dayton Shows Strong Commitment to Investing In an Economy that Works for Every Minnesotan

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Senate Jobs Committee Listens to Experiences of Minnesota Workers

Friday, March 27, 2015
78 Organizations Opposed to MinnesotaCare Elimination

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
AT&T Denying Sick Time Pay to Employees with 25+ Years Tenure

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Statewide Briefing Reveals Earned Sick Time Access Rates Vary Widely Based on County of Residence

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
TakeAction Minnesota Statement on PreferredOne’s Departure from MNsure

Friday, September 12, 2014
New Report Details Statewide Access to Earned Sick Time Benefits in Minnesota

Friday, September 5, 2014
Statewide Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Expanding Social Security

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Hubbard Protects Wealth Via Limits On Political Discourse

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Thanks to MNsure, Minnesotans Protected from D.C. Circuit’s Conservative Ruling Threatening to Strip Health Care Tax Credits from Those Seeking Affordable Coverage on Federal Exchange

Monday, June 30, 2014
SCOTUS Ruling Leaves Us All Worse Off

Friday, June 20, 2014
Minnesotans to Attend Monday’s White House Summit

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
TakeAction Minnesota Congratulates CTUL For Landmark Workers’ Rights Policy Victory

Friday, May 23, 2014
Thissen, Pappas Headline Minnesota Women & Families Economic Security Summit in Duluth

Monday, May 12, 2014
Duluth City Councilors, Women’s Advocates Push for Economic Security for Women & Families

Saturday, May 10, 2014
SWLRT Equity Coalition Launches Website

Thursday, April 10, 2014
TakeAction Minnesota Statement on Passage of Minimum Wage Legislation

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Community Leaders, Transit Riders Call On Met Council, Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis to Make SWLRT More Equitable

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Carver County Is Minnesota’s Healthiest; Mahnomen County Is Least Healthy, According to New Rankings

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Single Mom March Calls on Walmart To Raise Wages, Enact Family-Friendly Policies to Lift Women Out of Poverty

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
As Minimum Wage Debate Heats Up At Capitol, Worker-Led Week Of Action to Highlight Corporate Responsibility to End Poverty Wages in Minnesota

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Lori Stee Endorsed by TakeAction Minnesota for Ramsey County Commissioner District 3

Monday, February 3, 2014
Greta Bergstrom Endorsed by TakeAction Minnesota for State House District 64B

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
TakeAction Minnesota Commends Elizabeth Glidden

Monday, November 11, 2013
TakeAction Minnesota Congratulates Dai Thao on Election to St. Paul City Council

Thursday, November 7, 2013
TakeAction Minnesota Congratulates Minneapolis Mayor-Elect Betsy Hodges

Friday, October 25, 2013
TakeAction Minnesota Hosts First-of-its-Kind Public Meeting with Target Corp. Over Solutions to Reducing State’s Racial Jobs Gap

Friday, September 6, 2013
MNsure Rates Will Help Hundreds of Thousands Find Improved Health Care Coverage With Lowest Average Rates Nationally

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
TakeAction Minnesota Endorses Betsy Hodges for Minneapolis Mayor

Thursday, July 18, 2013
District Constituents Deliver Letters Telling Kline “Fair Trade or No Trade Deal”

Monday, July 15, 2013
Dai Thao Endorsed by TakeAction Minnesota for Saint Paul City Council Seat

Friday, May 10, 2013
Corporate Tax Loopholes Hurting Education System in Minnesota

Thursday, April 11, 2013
TakeAction Minnesota Reacts to Senate Tax Reform

Friday, April 5, 2013
PIRG Tax Haven Report

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Closing Corporate Tax Haven Loophole Would Generate $36.5 Million in the Next Biennium

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
MNsure Health Insurance Exchange Signed into Law by Governor Dayton

Friday, March 15, 2013
Statement on the Passage of Health Exchange Legislation H.F. 5, By Minnesota House of Representatives

TakeAction Minnesota Releases Report Showing Medtronic, 3M, Moisaic & St. Jude Medical are Holding $31.6 Billion in Offshore Profits While Lobbying to Preserve Industry Tax Loopholes

Friday, March 8, 2013
TakeAction Minnesota State on Passage of S.F. 1

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Rally Outside Target Corporate Headquarters Cites Retail Giant as Common Roadblock to Economic Security

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
NAACP, TakeAction Minnesota Announce 10 Complaints Filed with EEOC Against Target Corporation for Unfair Hiring Practices

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Governor Dayton Lays Out Vision

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Federal Logjam Over Basic Health Plan Begins to Clear

Thursday, January 31, 2013
TakeAction Minnesota Applauds Introduction of Senate, House Bills Strengthening MinnesotaCare Under Affordable Care Act

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Governor’s Courageous Commitment to Structural Tax Reform, New Revenue Will Result in Broad, Sustainable Prosperity for Minnesotans

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Health Insurance Exchange Provides Enormous Opportunity for Minnesota Consumers

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Minnesotans Want Responsible Budget That Provides For Broad Prosperity

Friday, November 16, 2012
Demonstrators Want To End Bush Tax Cuts For Richest 2%, To Protect Working Families

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Over 200 Call on Target Corp. to Change Hiring Practices, Help Close MN’s Worst-in-the-Nation Jobs Gap

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