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‘No more cuts’ chants fill Capitol

Advocates for the disabled filled several floors at the Capitol to “send a simple but loud message to lawmakers:  preserve core services for Minnesota’s most vulnerable citizens.”  Organizers said more than a thousand people turned out who ch

Advocates for the disabled filled several floors at the Capitol to “send a simple but loud message to lawmakers:  preserve core services for Minnesota’s most vulnerable citizens.”  Organizers said more than a thousand people turned out who chanted “No more cuts!” 

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle spoke, DFL Minority Leader Paul Thissen told the crowd Republicans may break their promise to protect the disabled.  GOP Senate Health and Human Services Chair David Hann added “It’s a tough environment we’re in, I wish I could say here’s the answer.”