Opinion
  Four metropolitan counties are hiring a lobbyist with taxpayer money to change the way the Metropolitan Council membership is selected. For years, this metropolitan area has been guided and managed by a metropolitan council with members appointed by the governor. This system has worked well i...Read More
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Many times I have been asked why I do not respond to the fabricated allegations from Baldwin Township. This time the Union-Eagle newspaper devoted one article solely to the allegations and one article repeating the allegations with my response. Here are the two email messages I sent to the chair of ...Read More
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Many thanks to our Representative Sondra Erickson and Senator David Brown for each co-authoring legislation to help Elim Care & Rehab Center – Princeton. Elim and other northern tier counties’ nursing homes recently banded together to author HF 173 and SF 90, either of which if adopted would...Read More
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It was in March of 2010, with lots of fanfare,  when President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare. The debate still rages today, and likely will for years and years, about whether or not it was a good idea. Where do you stand as the country waits on a decision [...Read More
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It is time to give you an update about the great work that a Task Force has been doing this year, since last fall.  Our District has been working our Strategic Plan, which we call the Collaborative Strategic Planning process.  This is what has happened so far. We started our work on October 20, 20...Read More
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