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Published April 09, 2013, 12:15 PM

Minnesota House health bill has care worker pay hike

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Democrats proposed a health programs spending bill Tuesday that includes new money for mental health treatment and small salary hikes for nursing home and long-term care workers, but helps pay for it with an increase in the state surcharge on hospitals that even the bill sponsor said was likely to be "very controversial."

By: PATRICK CONDON,Associated Press, Associated Press

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