Mary Franson

Legislative Update 3.7.14

By Mary Franson / March 7, 2014 / 0 Comments

Dear neighbor, On Thursday the House took the first step toward cleaning up the mess Democrats left Minnesotans during the 2013 Legislative Session. On top of bringing Minnesota’s tax code in alignment with the federal tax code, the House passed a bill that would repeal the sales tax on commercial/industrial repair as well as telecommunications […]

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Legislative Update 2.28.14

By Mary Franson / February 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

Dear neighbor, The Minnesota Office of Management and Budget released the February Economic Forecast showing a $1.2 billion surplus for Fiscal Year 2014-15. This news confirms that Minnesotans are overtaxed and overwhelmed by Governor Dayton and Democrat policies. They took $2.1 billion in new taxes from Minnesotans including taxes on internet purchases, farm equipment repairs, […]

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Propane Shortage

By Mary Franson / January 31, 2014 / 0 Comments

Dear neighbor, I’ve been hearing from constituents, including propane suppliers, regarding a tight propane supply resulting a doubling of the price. Constituents who heat their homes with propane are concerned about the price spike and about tight supplies. Reports from some propane dealers say that some of their supply trucks are waiting in line for […]

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Protecting the Unborn

By Mary Franson / January 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

Dear neighbor, Today we mark the forty-first anniversary of Roe v. Wade. With over 56 million unborn lives taken since then, today is a tragic reminder that life – both born and unborn – is precious. Today let us resolve ourselves to change the hearts and minds of those who don’t share the view that […]

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Franson Statement on Supreme Court Hearing Harris v. Quinn

By Mary Franson / January 21, 2014 / 0 Comments

ST. PAUL – Rep. Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) released the following statement in response to Tuesday’s hearing of Harris v. Quinn before the U.S. Supreme Court. “While a ruling on this case is months away, its outcome will carry great significance for the hardworking parents and childcare providers of Minnesota,” said Franson, a former childcare provider. […]

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