Sean Nienow

Senator Sean Nienow State Senator I serve on the Senate Education Committee and recently received the recommendations from Governor Dayton’s Education Finance Workgroup. There are components of these recommendations that the residents in District 32 should know about. Today I write to inform you how, if implemented, these recommendations might affect you and your communities. [...]

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Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Minnesota State Senator Sean Nienow recently commended the U.S. Office of Inspector General for stepping up the investigation into Medicaid rate setting in Minnesota. Both Bachmann and Nienow introduced legislation in 2012 requiring audits of Medicaid programs. In a letter dated Nov. 20, 2012, The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at [...]

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Sue Hughes SAC’s Executive Director Fall is upon us and winter is around the corner. Thankfully at SAC’s on Third in Cambridge we don’t worry about the weather because we keep cozy warm in our center with hot coffee and warm friendships and glowingly happy laughter. This month of November we have Darla Wessels coming [...]

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Although it was a constant battle, Senator Sean Nienow continued to push forward with investigating potential fraud claims pertaining to the state’s biggest health maintenance organizations (HMOs). During the last legislative session, Sen. Nienow spent a lot of time calling for a congressional inquiry into Medicaid funding in Minnesota. Sen. Nienow, who initially brought attention [...]

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Whether you love it or hate it, a new Vikings stadium is coming to Minnesota. By Jon Tatting ECM Post Review Last week in St. Paul, state legislators spent long hours debating, amending and debating some more while the public watched on local television and in person. The bill eventually passed 71-60 in the House and 36-30 in [...]

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Thursday, May 3, marks the National Day of Prayer and the 17th Annual East Central “Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast.” The event will take place from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 304 South Main St., Cambridge. The East Central Ministerial Association would like to invite all area public officials, pastors and church members to [...]

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After Minnesota State Senator Sean Nienow (R-Cambridge) wrote a letter to U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) calling for a congressional inquiry into Medicaid funding in Minnesota, Senator Grassley responded by sending a letter to all 50 states, drawing national attention to HMO transparency issues. Allegations have recently surfaced that the state may have inflated health [...]

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