In reaction to the news that the State of
The Duluth News Tribune reported a story recently that detailed the outrage of this powerful labor union, and it appears that several local politicians are running for cover. The story specifically states that the Governor of Minnesota, Tim Pawlenty, distanced itself from the issue:
“Our office was not involved in the Health Department’s decision regarding the mesothelioma study,” said Alex Carey, a spokesman for Pawlenty. “We believe they should have released the information sooner.”
This effort did not diminish the strong language inherent in statements from the union:
“This has been so badly handled by the Department of Health that it has to be looked into,” Bob Bratulich, United Steelworkers District 11 director, said.
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