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Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji, gives a welcome to the State DFL Central Committee, which met recently in Bemidji. She is disappointed the Legislature adjourned without accepting health care provisions that would have brought $1.4 billion in federal dollars to Minnesota. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

Olson disappointed in health care outcome

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The state of Minnesota left $1.4 billion on the table, which would have helped the state's budget woes.

That's the way Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji, sees the end of the 2010 legislative session, as Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty refused to accelerate poor childless Minnesotans into the federal Medicaid program.


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