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Senate Republicans are railing against the rising costs of the state's health care law during floor debate this afternoon. Click here if you want to watch it live. The bill before the Senate is the health care cost containment measure filed by President Therese Murray. But the minority party is taking the opportunity to point out that the cost of Commonwealth Care continues to rise beyond estimates and consume money that some lawmakers would like to spend in other areas. If you haven't heard it yet...Republicans are asking if the health coverage law is the state's next Big Dig.

Senate Democrats say the law is a victim of its own success as enrollment rises faster than expected.

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Martha Bebinger covers health care and other general assignments for WBUR.


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