Sen. David Hann questions salaries for health insurance exchange staff

"There is no clear purpose for what these people are doing," the Republican senator says about nine staffers who, in total, are receiving more than $787,000 in salary for their work on the state's health insurance exchange system.
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"There is no clear purpose for what these people are doing," the Republican senator says about nine staffers who, in total, are receiving more than $787,000 in salary for their work on the state's health insurance exchange system.

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