April 13, 2018 Dear Friends, The legislature is back after a short spring recess – although it certainly doesn’t feel like spring! Next Friday, April 20, we’ll be at our third and final committee deadline, meaning most finance and policy bills must have made it through the committee process by that time. Until then, most committees will continue in earnest hearing various bills and budgets to supplement the comprehensive budget passed by the legislature last year. The legislature is constitutionally-mandated to adjourn by May 21. A number of other issues have come to the forefront this week. EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH CARE This week mental health initiatives were the focus. Mental health issues touch all genders, races, languages, and ages – including many of our loved ones. Minnesotans experiencing …
Last night, by acclamation, delegates of Dodge and Olmsted Counties’ house district 25A endorsed Duane Quam to run for re-election to the seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
At today’s endorsing convention, delegates of Olmsted County’s house district 25B endorsed Kenneth Bush to run for the seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
At today’s endorsing convention, delegates of Olmsted County’s house district 26B unanimously endorsed incumbent Nels Pierson to run to retain the seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives.