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House passes $500 million tax cut

March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House passed a $500 million tax cut Thursday and the governor announced he wants to trim taxes $616 million, but the Senate is headed for smaller cuts.
Democrats said the bill representatives passed 126-2 would provide tax…continue reading on

Sawatzky building trust

October 30, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Minnesota needs to work together again, says Mary Sawatzky, 51, of Willmar, the DFL-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 17B.
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Melin sworn in, takes Minnesota House seat

February 22, 2011 in West Central Tribune

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) The newest member of the Minnesota House is officially taking her seat. Continue Reading

American Legion applauds House’s constitutional reading

January 9, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

“Music to America’s ears,” was how The American Legion’s National Commander characterized the Jaunary 6 reading of the U.S. Constitution on the floor of the House of Representatives. Continue Reading

Pomeroy talks election loss, future plans

November 6, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Rep. Earl Pomeroy doesn’t believe his support of federal health care legislation cost him his job, even though victorious Republican foe Rick Berg used the issue to hammer the incumbent Democrat.
After all, Pomeroy said, a number of Democrats, including South Dakota Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, opposed the measure and advertised that fact in their campaign advertising and went down anyway.
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Where do Berg, Pomeroy stand on ag?

October 9, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Born of North Dakota’s earliest roots, agriculture continues to fuel the economic engine of the state. Continue Reading