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Unions don't attend House hearing on organizing child-care providers


ST. PAUL -- Unions who want to organize in-home child care workers did not testify this morning as a Minnesota House committee looked into the issue.

Chairman Joe Hoppe, R-Chaska, of the Commerce Committee said that he could call another meeting if union leaders would appear, adding that he may look into whether he can subpoena them to testify.

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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.