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3rd District residents can plow through paper version of 1,990-page health bill

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Interested in reading the 1,990-page health care reform bill that the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled last week?

Well, if you’re in the 3rd District, you can access a physical copy of the legislation at the following three locations: Southdale Library (7001 York Ave. S., Edina), Ridgedale Library (12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka), and Brookdale Library (6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center).

Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen, who represents Minnesota’s 3rd District, had his office deliver a copy of the bill to each of the libraries.

“At just under 2,000 pages, the latest version of the health care bill is even larger than the last bill,” Paulsen said in a statement. “This bill will cost over $2 million per word and enact sweeping changes to our entire health care system. With the U.S. House of Representatives expected to debate the bill and possibly vote on it as early as this week, every member of Congress needs to carefully review this bill – and I want to ensure my constituents have the same opportunity.”

It is also available online here (PDF).

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Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Hiram Foster on 11/03/2009 - 11:41 am.

    If only they had made the print smaller, it would have been a much better bill.

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