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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, right, visits with dialysis patient Roger Arends during a trip Friday to the Rice Memorial Hospital dialysis unit in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Peterson said he supported jobs bill to bring Medicaid funds to state

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WILLMAR -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said he flew to Washington early this week thinking he would vote against a $26 billion emergency jobs bill.


"I don't think we should be spending new money," he said during a visit Friday to Willmar.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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