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Commentary: It’s time to invest in Minnesota seniors

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By Michelle Haefner and Jim Laine It’s fair to say that as of April 23, making a much-needed investment in Minnesota’s nursing homes does not appear to be a priority for the 2014 Legislature, despite its $1.2 billion surplus. It’s not easy to say, but it’s fair. And it’s a shame, because Minnesota seniors and their caregivers have spent many years looking forward to a time where state budget woes were no longer an excuse for inaction.

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