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Health issues await 2013 legislative session; lawmaker says ‘there is a big pent-up demand’

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ST. PAUL – A mix of health-related legislation awaits Minnesota legislators, ranging from rewriting state sex offender treatment laws to finding ways to mesh state programs with Obamacare.


“We have a lot to do,” said Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, the new Senate Health and Human Services Finance Division chairman.

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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.