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Pawlenty orders state to stay out of Obama's health plan

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty, saying the government is trying to take over states' rights, has ordered state officials not to apply for federal health care funds under a 2010 law, a decision DFL'ers say will cost the state billions and thousands of jobs.

The governor on Tuesday issued an executive order forbidding his administration from applying for federal funds under the health care reform law. The law was signed President Obama signed in March.

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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.
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