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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Obama-care costs a lot more in western Wisconsin, than in Minnesota

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Obama-care costs a lot more far in western Wisconsin, than across the Saint Croix River in Minnesota. Insurance agent Dennis Conger said premiums on the new health exchanges in Pierce, Polk, and Saint Croix counties are almost twice as high as in Minnesota's Twin Cities' region. The Saint Paul Pioneer Press said it found the same disparity. The paper says it's not because Minnesota set up its own exchange, and Wisconsin didn't.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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