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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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Legislative Update 4.5.12

By Mary Franson / April 5, 2012 / 0 Comments

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE News from Representative Franson This has been a really busy week again at the Capitol. We have been having very long floor sessions every day. As I mentioned last week, the House passed the Tax Relief and Job Creation Act. This bill will greatly benefit Minnesota small businesses. We are waiting action by […]

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Legislative Update 3.23.12

By Mary Franson / March 23, 2012 / 0 Comments

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE News from Representative Franson This week has been a busy week at the Minnesota House, with long floor sessions and various committee meetings. Voter ID passed the House this week, after a 9 hour floor session on Tuesday. This bill proposes an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution that would require all voters provide […]

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Legislative Update 3.16.12

By Mary Franson / March 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE News from Representative Franson This week a bill I have authored regarding artwork in state buildings was heard in the House Government Operations and Elections Committee which approved the bill as amended and sent it to the House State Government Finance Committee. Current state law allows for an appropriation for construction or alteration […]

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Legislative Update 3.9.12

By Mary Franson / March 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

News from Representative Franson This week Representative Garofalo, chairman of the Education Finance Committee introduced House File 2083. Since the November 2011 forecast we now have a $1.2 billion surplus. This budget surplus allows us to put kids first and start paying back the education shift. With this bill we are paying back all of […]

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