sondra erickson

Throughout the 2012 campaign my GOP colleagues and I were attacked relentlessly by the DFL party and their ultraliberal special interest allies as having “stolen” money from our schools and “balancing the budget on the backs of children” for agreeing to the school shift as a part of the budget agreement with Governor Dayton in [...]

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In regard to the letter from Deb Lavoie, it is unbelievable that she demonizes me for my membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council. Does she not know that it is a nonprofit that consists of both Republican and Democrat legislators from across the country? In fact, when I used to attend these meetings, I [...]

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■ Rep. Sondra Erickson signed on as a plaintiff to the lawsuit A lawsuit, challenging Minnesota’s voting system, filed in part by Rep. Sondra Erickson (R-Princeton) was shot down Friday, Aug. 17 in U.S. Federal Court. The case, filed by the Minnesota Voters Alliance, Erickson, the Minnesota Freedom Council and others, was dismissed by U.S. [...]

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As a former high school English teacher, I have read and graded a number of essays, research projects and even titles that lack coherence and violate correct usage of our language. Now I find that Minnesota’s Secretary of State, Mark Ritchie, sought to try his hand at re-wording the titles for two constitutional amendments scheduled [...]

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As we prepare to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend, let’s not lose sight of the importance of one of its symbols: the red poppy. Many of you probably received a poppy after you gave a donation at a local storefront earlier this month to help fund programs for veterans. Now is the time to wear [...]

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As the 2012 Legislative Session comes to a close, the House is pushing through the final bills of the year: taxes, bonding, stadium and pensions. In addition are proposals that will improve our schools and help our students succeed. My bill to reform the schedule of payment of dues for school administrators not only requests [...]

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Minnesota legislators are back at the Capitol and hard at work after our recess to observe the Easter and Passover holidays. As the chair of House Education Policy/Reform Committee I look forward to sending major education reforms to the Governor’s desk this week. Some of the accomplishments that have come out of the House so [...]

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