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Local GOP senators give session a thumbs down

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Now that the session is over, Republican leaders have been using the word "over" over and over again to describe the actions of the DFL-controlled Legislature.


As in over-taxing, over-spending and overreach.

That's the assessment of Minnesota Senate Minority Leader David Hann of Eden Prairie and the two Republican senators who represent Douglas County -- Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria and Torrey Westrom of Elbow Lake.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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