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Sen. Kent Eken of Twin Valley announces on Tuesday a bill that would provide a 5 percent a year state aid increase to nursing homes and other long-term care programs. Don Davis | Forum News Service

Legislative Notebook: Lawmakers want to increase elderly funding

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ST. PAUL – A proposal to increase Minnesota long-term care funding could help elder care as baby boomers prepare to retire, supporters say, but overall state budget questions threaten its future.

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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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