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Sen. Rod Skoe of Clearbrook listens during a Friday legislative committee hearing in which witnesses said federal budget impacts on Minnesota remain uncertain. Don Davis | Forum News Service

Minnesotans see impact from federal sequestration cuts

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ST. PAUL – The federal government’s failure to agree on how to fix its debt problem could cost Minnesota more than $90 million this year.


Early numbers show schools and health programs could be among those most affected, a legislative committee learned Friday.

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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.