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Date registered: February 20, 2013

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  1. Schools Start, with Important Improvements — September 8, 2015
  2. We need dedicated transportation funding, and we need it sooner than later — July 21, 2015
  3. Let’s Get FIT with a Bill to Benefit Woodbury Workers — May 13, 2015
  4. Another Year, Another Legislative Session, Another Opportunity for Progress — February 16, 2015
  5. Why I’m Working to Expand School Counseling Services — September 25, 2014

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Sep 08

Schools Start, with Important Improvements

It’s that time! The kids are back on the bus, with the smell of freshly sharpened pencils in the air and the excitement of the first days of school on everyone’s minds. As we all settle back into routines after what has been a lovely summer, I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about …

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Jul 21

We need dedicated transportation funding, and we need it sooner than later

Originally published in the Woodbury Bulletin   I am deeply disappointed the 2015 Legislative Session has adjourned without a comprehensive transportation plan. Transportation remains a top priority for me and I am determined to work across party lines – with Democrats, Republicans and the Governor– to pass a sustainable plan to address our transportation and …

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May 13

Let’s Get FIT with a Bill to Benefit Woodbury Workers

As a Woodbury resident and someone who understands the importance of good health, I’m proud to have signed onto the Get FIT bill, which would give Minnesota’s small-and medium-sized businesses an incentive and the tools to create workplace wellness programs. Anytime Fitness, which has chosen Woodbury as its new home and corporate headquarters location, has …

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Feb 16

Another Year, Another Legislative Session, Another Opportunity for Progress

We’ve made it to the 2015 Legislative Session, and I’ll begin by saying that I am honored to work toward progress for my constituents and all Minnesotans and to be a part of a larger team that includes local leaders at all levels: county, city and school district. Each of these groups works throughout the …

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Sep 25

Why I’m Working to Expand School Counseling Services

Originally published in the Woodbury Bulletin When I think back to my days as a student, I remember the importance and value of the school counselor – the academic guidance, the career path advice, the comfort of knowing I had somebody to just talk to. The direct services provided by a school counselor are what …

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