Nursing home officials implore lawmakers not to cut funding
ST. PAUL -- Mitch Jasper worries about the fate of his small town and others like it, should state lawmakers cut spending to nursing homes and other care facilities.
Nursing homes often are the largest employer in a small town, said Jasper, mayor of Jackson in southwestern Minnesota. He said rural towns cannot afford to see their nursing homes suffer financially or, in some cases, face closure.
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