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Minnesota Farmers Union prioritizes healthcare during convention

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Healthcare access and affordability remain priorities for Minnesota Farmers Union.

President Gary Wertish says costs are unsustainable.

“Really hits rural America the hardest because as you get farther away from the urban centers there’s a larger community that’s harder to have a good hospital system and it’s harder to have an emergency ambulance service. And the more rural you are, the more you’re at risk for that stuff.”

He tells Brownfield expansion of the MinnesotaCare health insurance program is a step in the right direction.

Minnesota Farmers Union prioritizes healthcare during convention