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KHIZR KAHN

I had the opportunity to meet Khizr Kahn on Monday. Mr. Kahn is the gentleman who offered his copy of the Constitution to the Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump. He is extremely passionate about defending the values of our country … Continue reading

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Town Hall – June 23, 2018

Thanks to all who participated in today’s Town Hall. We had a nice gathering of folks whose questions resulted in good discussions. One of the successes of this year’s session was the passing of the Pension Bill. It will help … Continue reading

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Burnsville and Xcel Energy Pollinator Habitat

I attended the opening event of the pollinator habitat under the power lines next to Tennisioux Park in Burnsville this morning.  Xcel Energy and Burnsville are partnering to develop this habitat. The plantings today were on an area where a … Continue reading

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2018 Discovery Scholarship Awards Banquet

I attended the 2018 Discovery Scholarship Awards Banquet that was held Tuesday evening.  Flint Hills Resources celebrates the achievements of two students from each high school in the communities surrounding its facility. The parents of the students are also invited … Continue reading

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Burnsville Police Department Open House

On the afternoon of June 5, the Burnsville Police Department hosted an open house in the newly renovated Police Department building.  In addition to more space, new amenities,  some offices have been relocated in the facility.  Looks like activities will … Continue reading

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Eagan Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day, a day to reflect and give thanks. In spite of the high temperature, there was a good group present today for the Memorial Day event.  The Eagan High School Concert Choir  made their first appearance this afternoon and … Continue reading

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Sunday New York Times- May 13, 2018

There are a number of interesting articles in the May 13th New York Times. On the front page is an article on federal tax cuts and debates in state capitals.  Minnesota is featured in the column. In the Sunday Review … Continue reading

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Constitutional Amendment for 2018

Today the Minnesota House of Representatives passed legislation that would place a constitutional amendment on the ballot. It allocates state general tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair and replacement parts exclusively to fund roads and bridges. There is no … Continue reading

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Poetry and Piano

A special note of appreciation to all who participated in our concert fundraiser on Saturday 5/12, POETRY AND PIANO. Thank you for sharing your talents, time and support. Many thanks to Salam and Dima for providing a marvelous musical experience … Continue reading

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Regent for CD1

On Thursday morning, the House and Senate met in a joint session to vote on a regent for the First Congressional District. Earlier in the week, a legislative group had narrowed the contestants down to two, Mary Davenport and Brooks Edwards. Ms. … Continue reading

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