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GOODHUE COUNTY: 09/04/18 Board Minutes Summary
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September 25, 2017
Column: August in Minnesota: What I learned across the state
Every August, when Congress takes its annual break from legislating, I get the opportunity to come home for several weeks and really hear what's on the minds of Minnesotans. This fall, with so many important issues like the budget, health care, hurricane relief, and tax reform awaiting...
September 25, 2017 - 10:00am
September 21, 2017
Letter: Hear clearly stated what it means to be an American
Toastmasters is known for helping folks improve themselves through public speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. During a meeting,...
September 21, 2017 - 11:12am
September 17, 2017
Democrat Matt Pelikan to run for Minnesota attorney general
ST. PAUL—Matt Pelikan, a Democratic attorney with significant political experience, is joining the ranks hoping to replace Attorney General Lori Swanson. "This is a time of unprecedented challenges for Minnesota and for the progressive values that I cherish," Pelikan, who will...
September 17, 2017 - 7:11pm
September 15, 2017
Letter: We need Erdmann, an educator and coach, in Congress
I am supporting Jeff Erdmann for Congress, and I am supporting him for many reasons (his belief that everyone should have medical coverage, his belief in the out-state farmer, etc.) but mostly because Jeff is an educator. We need educators like Jeff in Congress.
September 15, 2017 - 10:03am
August 22, 2017
Column: Reforming juvenile justice to save kids
There are over a million kids in our country's juvenile justice system. A million kids is a lot — especially when contact with the system...
August 22, 2017 - 9:00am
August 12, 2017
Column: Health insurance costs to turn a corner
In this column I want to share an update on health insurance rates, tax benefits for the start of the school year, and a new program to promote high school apprenticeships. Health insurance One of the major concerns for residents in our region has been the rising cost of health insurance....
August 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
August 6, 2017
Wisconsin 75,881, Minnesota 43,761
People love comparing the economic performance of Scott Walker's Wisconsin to Mark Dayton's Minnesota. Both governors were elected in 2010 and...
August 6, 2017 - 8:23am
July 27, 2017
Letter: Trump, what a guy
For 15 years, Donald Trump vigorously and falsely argued that Barack Obama was foreign-born and therefore unable to be president. Trump applied for and was granted five college deferments from service in the Vietnam War. Trump boasts about his ability to grab females in their private...
July 27, 2017 - 3:43pm
Rep. Haley awarded fellowship for Midwestern Leadership Institute
ST. PAUL — Rep. Barb Haley, R-Red Wing, was among 37 lawmakers selected to participate in an annual training program that identifies and assists promising state leaders in the Midwest. Haley will meet with fellow legislators from Minnesota, as well as legislators from 10 other...
July 27, 2017 - 10:44am
July 7, 2017
Letter: GOP health plans miss the purpose of insurance
In Washington there is much ado about health care these days. I have two problems with all the fuss. First, the actual subject is not health care at all but health insurance. Our real problem is not with insurance, but with the unjustifiable expense of American health care. The insurance...
July 7, 2017 - 6:30pm
June 27, 2017
Column: 2017 was historically productive session
Earlier this month, Gov. Mark Dayton signed the budget into law, putting an official end to the 2017 legislative session. I spent the following two weeks hosting multiple town halls throughout our district, providing detail and answering questions regarding the results of this session....
June 27, 2017 - 10:15am
June 19, 2017
Letter: Legislators come through for Minnesota State College Southeast
Now that the Higher Education Funding bill has been signed by Gov. Mark Dayton, we would like to thank our Red Wing state legislators, Rep. Barb Haley and Sen. Mike Goggin, for their hard work during the session. They have helped Minnesota State College Southeast gain essential state...
June 19, 2017 - 4:30pm
June 18, 2017
Letter: Lewis cheers as AHCA would eliminate coverage for the poor
There is a picture burned into my mind. It is a picture of Republican congressmen (yep, mostly men) giggling and cheering like third-graders. They were gleefully celebrating their passage of the American Health Care Act. Standing on the bottom step in the picture of the People's Home,...
June 18, 2017 - 4:59pm
June 16, 2017
Letter: Wisconsin shouldn't weaken firearms laws, put kids at risk
On May 31, 2017, a public hearing was held in Madison about proposed legislation that would change firearm-carrying laws in Wisconsin. Senate Bill 169 and Assembly Bill 247 seek to allow people to carry firearms without state permits and without training. Furthermore, these bills...
June 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
June 8, 2017
Vinehout rolls out 'alternative budget' for Wis.
RIVER FALLS — Sen. Kathleen Vinehout shared her vision for Wisconsin this week with members of the Pierce County community. About 30 people...
June 8, 2017 - 11:01am