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Fed health bill saves Minnesota millions

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ST. PAUL -- The U.S. House-passed health care bill will bring millions of dollars to Minnesota, helping to balance the state budget.

Combined with another congressional bill, yet to pass, most of the expected cuts to Minnesota health and human services programs now will not be needed, Rep. Tom Huntley, DFL-Duluth, said.


"Finally, the U.S. is going to join the rest of the industrial world and have universal health coverage," said Huntley, the House health-care leader.

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