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Local DFL slate to hold MNsure forum

Local lawmakers will be holding an informational session this month on the state’s new health insurance exchange program.

Sens. Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, and Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, will be joined by Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-Cottage Grove. The legislators will present an informational session on MNsure at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at East Ridge High School.

MNsure representatives will be on hand to answer questions and explain the exchange program to residents, according to a news release.

The program went into effect on Tuesday.

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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