Subject:

Jeff Spartz

  • News

    November 12, 2003

    The Hospital of Last Resort

    A budget squeeze at HCMC means diminished medical care for those who can't go anywhere else

  • News

    June 4, 2003

    Death by a Thousand Cuts

    How does Minnesota's fresh-minted 2003 budget make this a meaner place? Let us count the ways

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Tim Pawlenty's New Deal

    How Minnesota's new governor set the table for this year's budget-slashing "crisis" in state healthcare spending

  • Books

    April 18, 2001

    Language Barrier

    Hennepin County Medical Center's interpreters decided to join a union. They were surprised to learn they were already spoken for.

  • News

    June 21, 2000

    Dim Bulb

    For years the Salvation Army's Harbor Light homeless shelter has been plagued by inept management, insufficient security, and unspeakable acts. And Hennepin County taxpayers are footing the bill.

  • Books

    September 23, 1998

    Sue 'Em if You Got 'Em

    Hennepin County leads the next round of tobacco litigation

  • News

    October 8, 1997

    The First Cut

    With lean budget times in the forecast, Hennepin County prepares to kill "optional" programs like sexual-violence prevention. But is it just a case of bad management?

  • News

    February 17, 1997
  • News

    November 1, 1995

    Separate But Equal

    "Neighborhood schools" are coming to Minneapolis packaged with talk of responsibility and community empowerment. But the bottom line is that the age of integrating public schools is over.

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