Monthly Archives: May 2014

A graduation celebration!

On Tuesday evening, I attended the graduation of adults learners who have completed their courses to receive a high school diploma or their GED.  The graduates attended programs under the auspices of  the Rosemount-AppleValley-Eagan School District’s  Community Education Department. The ceremony was … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Observance in Eagan

The Memorial Day observance in Eagan took place at the Tribute Plaza this afternoon.  Music was provided by the Royal Brass Quintet, the Eagan Men’s Chorus, and Joe Swierczek played TAPS. Dan Seanoa moderated the event and the guest speaker … Continue reading

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Burnsville’s Memorial Day Program

Burnsville held their Memorial Day Program in Bi-Centennial Park.  It was a lovely setting and a lovely morning for this observance.   Program participants included Greg Sylvester playing the bugle, Carol Oeltjenbruns as moderator,  Boy Scout Troop 336, the South Metro Chorale,  Blue Star … Continue reading

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Burnsville Celebration

I attended a very special celebration Wednesday evening at the AMES CENTER in Burnsville. First, to celebrate the fifty years of the City of Burnsville.  Mayor Kautz  had all the past and present council members come on stage.  Then all the city managers … Continue reading

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Last Day of 2014 Session

Thursday’s  agenda ended when we passed the bonding bill around 2:30 this morning and then went home. We were back at 11:00 to work on the bills we needed to pass to end the session.  One of the major bills … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mother’s Day

Governor Dayton signed the Women’s Economic Security Act this morning in the Governor’s Reception Room in the Minnesota State Capitol.  The room was filled with legislators, advocates, and their families. “The Act will provides access to higher wages jobs, wage disclosure protections, … Continue reading

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Bills Passed Week of May 5-9, 2013

This has  been another busy week and we have been on the floor every day. House File 2881, my bill that addresses the safety of railroad employees and  the public-at-large, as well as adding clarifications to existing law was heard on … Continue reading

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Women’s Economic Security Act Passes

The Minnesota House of Representatives passed the Conference Committee Report on The Women’s Economic Security Act, 104-24.

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