Legislative Update

Legislative Update (3-27-15)

By Mary Franson / March 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbors, On Monday, House and Senate Republicans unveiled our comprehensive, future oriented proposal for transportation improvements in Minnesota. The Road and Bridge Act of 2015, is a ten year approach that prioritizes road and bridge infrastructure by investing $7 billion in repairs, replacements, and upgrades without raising taxes. Our plan creates a special fund […]

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Legislative Update (3-13-15)

By Mary Franson / March 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbors, I am looking forward to giving you an update on a handful of bills that I presented before committees this past week. These bills and the issues that they address were brought to me by constituents who contacted my office to share their ideas for how we can make Minnesota a better place […]

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Legislative Update (3-6-15)

By Mary Franson / March 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbors, Aside from parental involvement, effective teaching is the most important factor in ensuring that children are academically successful. As lawmakers and individuals who are invested in the academic success of Minnesota’s children, we are committed to seeing that every student has the chance to reach their full potential. On Thursday, House File 2 […]

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Legislative Update (2-27-15)

By Mary Franson / February 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor, Thank you to those of you who took time to come to the Capitol this week to visit with me about issues that are important to you. If you are planning on being in St. Paul in the near future, please do not hesitate to contact me to set up a time to […]

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Legislative Update (2-20-15)

By Mary Franson / February 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Friends and Neighbors, On Tuesday, the nonpartisan Legislative Auditor released its much anticipated evaluation report on MNSure. Although the findings were unsurprising, it is still very disappointing to see. After taxpayers spent $189 million to build MNSure, the auditor found that its failures far outweighed its accomplishments. Minnesota has an exchange that failed its basic […]

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