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Cuts to low-income health care program will affect nearly 400 county residents

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WILLMAR -- With Gov. Pawlenty's line-item veto of $381 million for the General Assistance Medical Care program, nearly 400 Kandiyohi County residents could be left without health insurance.

The single adults who are currently in the program are "some of the poorest of our poor adults in Kandiyohi County," said Jay Kieft, Kandiyohi County Family Services director. They are often individuals who are unemployable.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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