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Host Homes in Dakota County

On October 1, a program was held at Easter Lutheran Church to discuss youth experiencing homelessness in Dakota County. Heading Home Dakota is working on a host program as an an efficient and safe way to provide shelter for young … Continue reading

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Access to Democracy’s 20th Anniversary

On September 12,  there was a celebration to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Access to Democracy, a program on Eagan-TV started by Alan Miller.  First, there was  a taping of  the  20th Anniversary Special that was hosted by Don Shelby. … Continue reading

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Women’s Suffrage Celebration

The League of Women Voters, along with a host of others, put on a great program this afternoon to commemorate the efforts of the women who made it possible for women to vote. In the audience were relatives whose ancestors … Continue reading

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Burnsville Fire Muster 2019

Great to see everyone at the Burnsville Fire Muster Parade on Saturday.  The comfortable weather made it easy to  enjoy the parade as well as all the other festivities. Thanks to all  who participated in this signature community event. Click … Continue reading

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Burnsville Landfill Expansion

On the evening of July 10th, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency held a meeting at the Burnsville City Hall to obtain information for the Scoping Document for the Burnsville Landfill Expansion Request. MPCA staff and Burnsville Landfill representatives provided background … Continue reading

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Legislative Process Reform

The Legislative Process Reform Subcommittee held its first meeting on the afternoon of July 10th. the The focus was on the budget process. Testimony was heard from the staff of the Fiscal Analysis Department and House Research who are the … Continue reading

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Town Hall – July 8, 2019

Senator Jim Carlson and I held a Town Hall Meeting on the evening of July 8 at the Wescott Library in Eagan. Our appreciation to all who attended and participated in this event. Ruth Grengs was our guest speaker and … Continue reading

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Child Abuse and Neglect at the Southern Border

Members of the Legislative POCI Caucus (People of Color and Indigenous) held a hearing this morning regarding the humanitarian crisis at America’s southern border. In addition  to the testimony, advocates provided resources to contact.We also need to consider the impact … Continue reading

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Steamfitters Pipefitters Contest

Last night, I attended the Awards Ceremony for the 4th District Apprentice Contest held at Steamfitters Pipefitters Local 455. The categories were HVAC, Pipefitter, Plumber, Sprinklerfitter, and Welder. The winner in each of the categories will go on to a … Continue reading

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BAHA Class of 2019

I attended the Burnsville Alternative High School Class of 2019 graduation on June 5th at the Mraz Center. This is one of my favorite events.  These students have overcome substantial personal and family issues to be able to graduate. And … Continue reading

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