Pawlenty's decision puts Minnesota in the middle of health care debate
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's executive order forbidding state agencies from accepting or applying for funds connected to federal health care reform has pleased conservatives and enraged Democrats. Midmorning looks at what the decision means for the state, and at what other states that oppose federal health care reform are doing.
- Lynn Blewett: Health policy analyst at the University of Minnesota and director of the State Health Access Data Assistance Center.
- Reid Wilson: Editor-in-Chief of the Hotline, a daily news service covering politics.
- Charles Franklin: Professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and co-founder of the website Pollster.com.
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