State Representative Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) released the following statement on the Minnesota Court of Appeals decision that found Governor Dayton and the Bureau of Mediation Services to be liable for attorneys’ fees to home-based childcare providers – the plaintiffs – in the childcare unionization lawsuit:
Douglas County residents, city council members and county commissioners congregated at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria to hear local Republican leaders’ takes on DFL Governor Mark Dayton’s plans for Minnesota. Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen and Representatives Paul Anderson and Mary Franson shared their perceptions of Dayton’s tax proposal for 2014-2015 and took questions from an audience of approximately 50 people.
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.
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.
Candidates vying for a spot in the Minnesota House of Representatives met for a forum at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) Monday evening to discuss what they have to offer Douglas County.
One year ago, lawmakers were struggling to decide how to overcome a
$5.1 billion budget deficit. Governor Dayton was touting a proposal
that his own Department of Revenue found would raise taxes on the rich,
the poor, and everyone in between.
State Representative Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, Minn.
, May 05, 2012
State Representative Mary Franson says the Legislature lacks what she calls “genuine leadership.”
The first-term Alexandria Republican wrote in a Star Tribune opinion piece that she finds “an institutional pull toward the passive, the safe, the groupthink.”
The amount spent on art in state buildings should be limited, according to Representative Mary Franson, R-Alexandria.
Currently, an appropriation for construction or alterations of state buildings can include up to 1 percent for works of art.
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