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Moose Lake's Westmoreland family chants "override" in the Minnesota Capitol Sunday, part of state union rally urging representatives to overturn a $1 billion tax bill veto. Parents John and Lori Westmoreland brought daughters Leah, 11, left, and Lilly, 8. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau

House upholds health, tax vetoes

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ST. PAUL - Money talk became emotional Sunday as Minnesota representatives sustained two vetoes -- one that ends a health program for the state's poorest and sickest residents and the other that would have raised taxes $1 billion.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.