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Racino gets amended into Vikings stadium bill

The Senate Finance Committee turned the Vikings stadium political situation upside down by inserting the controversial revenue source of allowing slot machines at two Minnesota racetracks. The Senate's chief author immediately vowed to have the so-called racino removed from the bill tomorrow in the Taxes committee.

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DHS Commissioner Jesson will testify at congressional hearing on Medicaid spending

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has scheduled a hearing for next Wednesday to look at concerns about transparency and accountability in how federal Medicaid funds are spent. Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson has agreed to testify about the state's practices in spending nearly $2 billion a year in federal funds to provide medical coverage for poor individuals.

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