Beneath a scathing audit of MNsure released last week are additional details that could bolster lawmakers’ case to give the Legislature greater power over the state’s health insurance exchange. The Office of the Legislative Auditor concluded that MNsure overpromised and under delivered in its first year.
The state’s chief information officer is leaving Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration. Commissioner Carolyn Parnell will step down Jan. 5 to pursue other work. She announced her departure Tuesday in an email to employees. Dayton appointed Parnell in 2011.
The Senate voted Monday to back Edwin Van Petten to lead the Minnesota State Lottery, Susan Haigh as chairwoman of the Metropolitan Council, and Carolyn Parnell as the state’s chief information officer.
Gov. Mark Dayton has turned to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system for his top technology adviser.