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Capitol Chatter: The health care shoe is on the other foot

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ST. PAUL — House and Senate Democratic budget outlines surprised few in the Capitol, but proposing to cut $150 million from health and human services programs was the exception.


In fact, it was a shocker to many, coming from the party that spent years blasting Republican efforts to chop programs for the poor, elderly and disabled.

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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.