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Rep. Jay McNamar of Elbow Lake listens to debate on the House health budget bill and prepares to answer a question Monday, April 22, 2013. (Danielle Killey/Forum News Service)

House OKs health funding without knowing hospital impact

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ST. PAUL – Minnesota state representatives approved 70-64 a health-care spending bill late Monday without knowing how it would affect hospitals around the state.

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Most Democrats favored the bill while most Republicans opposed it.

Highlighting debate was an amendment by Rep. Will Morgan, DFL-Burnsville, that the Democrat-controlled House put on the overall bill to change how funding would be distributed to hospitals.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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