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LEGISLATIVE BRIEFS: Health bill 'fantasy island' or 'not ready'

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ST. PAUL -- The House bill funding health programs either is a fantasy or not quite ready, depending on who speaks.

Democrat Gov. Mark Dayton said on Tuesday that it is "fantasy island" for Republicans who wrote the bill to think that the federal government will approve a change to save the state $300 million. Obama administration officials have indicated they will not do that, the governor said.


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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.