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Westrom: Bills heart to unionize day care, increase speed limi

March 18, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Editor’s note: The following is a Week in Review column provided by State Senator Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake. Continue Reading

Westrom: Strong February forecast is good news

March 4, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The February forecast released Thursday, February 28 shows a projected fiscal year 2014-15 budget deficit of $627 million. This is an improvement of $463 million from the November budget forecast that showed a project budget deficit of $1.1 billion. Continue Reading

Westrom: Serious concerns over Medical Assistance bill

February 17, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Medical Assistance (MA) Expansion passed the Senate and House and will be sent to the Governor for his signature. Continue Reading

One vote wonder – Franson ahead of Cunniff in House District 8B

November 8, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

One vote separates victory from defeat for Representaive Mary Franson or Bob Cunniff in House District 8B. Senate Districts 8 and 12, House Districts 12A and 12B and the Minnesota Constitutional amendments are also recapped in this article. Continue Reading

ELECTION: MN House districts 8B, 12A, 12B, MN Senate districts 8, 12 and MN Constitutional amendments

November 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

This story covers the Minnesota House of Representatives races in districts 8B, 12A and 12B and the state Senate races in districts 8 and 12. Remember to refresh your browser often to get the latest results, which will be updated throughout election night. Continue Reading

Overflow of support for Lake Oscar project

May 24, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

An air of anxiety filled the commissioners’ room at the Douglas County Courthouse on Tuesday as a crowd of more than 20 people, including Representative Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, awaited the commissioners’ response to the Lake Oscar overflow predicament. Continue Reading

Another North Dakota building attack in the Minnesota Legislature

April 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Minnesota leaders apparently cannot stop their North Dakota attacks. Continue Reading

Westrom seeks input on hunting, fishing bill

April 5, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Increasing hunting and fishing license fees has been debated here at the Legislature, and I want to know how you feel about increasing those fees. Do you support your hunting or fishing fees going up? Continue Reading

Historic moment as blind Westrom takes speaker’s chair

May 18, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL – Torrey Westrom hopes his historic moment helps other Americans. Continue Reading

Westrom offers update of his work at the Legislature

March 26, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

State Representative Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, who represents part of Douglas County, provided the following update of his work at the Legislature: Continue Reading