Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Judith Fuerstenau of Burnsville, Minn., and others lobby Tuesday at the Capitol for nursing home and long-term care facility funding. Scott Wente/Minn. State Capitol Bureau

Nursing homes fight proposed cuts

Email

ST. PAUL - Mitch Jasper worries about the fate of his small town and others like it, should state lawmakers cut spending to nursing homes and other care facilities.

Nursing homes often are the largest employer in a small town, said Jasper, mayor of Jackson in southwestern Minnesota. The mayor said rural towns cannot afford to see their nursing homes suffer financially or, in some cases, face closure.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement