Minn. lawmaker tells chairman not to 'cower behind gavel' over prescription medicine issue


ST. PAUL—It is personal for Rod Hamilton. The Minnesota state representative, a multiple sclerosis patient for 20 years, cannot get a committee chairman to consider a bill he says will...

Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake tells reporters Tuesday, March 14, 2017, that he is disappointed his bill designed to help people get prescriptions their doctors think would help the most cannot get a House committee hearing. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dr. David Agerter of Austin, Minn., talks Tuesday, March 14, 2017, about his support of a bill written to allow patients to get medicine doctors think would work best for them. Don Davis / Forum News Service

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