Local lawmakers are ready
The Minnesota Legislature began its new session yesterday, Thursday.
What is at stake? What will be the highlights, the lowlights and the challenges ahead?
Here's how the three legislators representing District 11 in Douglas County - Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, Mary Ellen Otremba, DFL-Long Prairie and Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake - assessed the session in e-mails sent to the newspaper:
Top issues Ingebrigtsen listed included:
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