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Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, answers questions from constituents Saturday during a townhall meeting at McKale’s restaurant in New London. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Health care center stage at New London legislative forum


NEW LONDON — The state’s proposed health insurance exchange system required under the federal Affordable Care Act took center stage at a legislative forum Saturday morning in New London.

Sen. Lyle Koenen and Rep. Mary Sawatzky said they were not surprised with the numerous questions about plan. It’s the top concern they hear about from constituents.

“It gets a lot of attention,” said Koenen, DFL-Clara City.

“It’s a huge change,” said Sawatzky, DFL-Willmar.

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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.
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