Mary Franson

Legislative Update (2-6-15)

By Mary Franson / February 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor, As mentioned in last week’s update, the Governor released his budget proposal last Tuesday. The Governor presented a long list of items he would like to see funded, some with merit and some not. After reviewing the Governor’s proposal I was drawn particularly to his “free” universal pre-Kindergarten proposal. While the Governor’s proposal […]

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Legislative Update (1-30-15)

By Mary Franson / January 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor, It was an eventful week at the legislature as we saw the Governor release his budget proposal as well as the passage of an important flood relief package. Governor Unveils Budget Proposal Governor Dayton released the details of his budget proposal on Tuesday. In total, the Governor’s recommendations include a $6.839 billion dollar […]

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Franson Introduces Legislation to Repeal Childcare Unionization

By Mary Franson / January 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

ST. PAUL – Today Rep. Mary Franson (R-Alexandria), a former childcare provider, introduced legislation – known as the “Hands Off Child Care Act” – that would repeal the childcare unionization law of 2013. “The vast majority of childcare providers do not want be forced into a union,” said Franson. “Given the high costs of childcare […]

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Rep. Franson Statement on Governor’s Budget Proposal

By Mary Franson / January 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

ST. PAUL – Rep. Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) released the following statement in response to Governor Dayton’s budget proposal: “I’m very disappointed that Governor Dayton didn’t propose any new funding to address the challenges our nursing homes face – especially with $11 million in additional taxpayer dollars to pay for Obamacare in Minnesota. Protecting the quality […]

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Legislative Update from Rep. Franson (1-23-15)

By Mary Franson / January 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor, It was another busy week at the Capitol as legislators continued our work on the issues that matter most to Minnesotans. 2015 March for Life Yesterday was the annual March for Life. It is always such an honor to meet with constituents and citizens who take the time out of their busy lives […]

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