Legislative Report

Dear Neighbors,   Spring is in the air! We’re working hard today in St. Paul, but I can’t wait to get back to Little Falls to spend some time with the family. Before the weekend officially starts, I wanted to make sure you were up-to-date on what’s happening at the Capitol. Last week, we passed a $...
Dear Neighbors,   It’s hard to believe we’re most of the way through March, but Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Be safe this weekend, and have fun celebrating the holiday. Early last week, we passed a major bill to help our state. The bipartisan legislation we passed is part of our continued effort to fix...
Dear Neighbors,   Even though it’s chilly today, we’re hoping for another warm-up in the near future.  It was another busy week in St. Paul. I was visited by a coalition of Catholics from Pierz, Little Falls, and Upsala. The group shared two issues of importance: respecting natural life from birth...
Dear Neighbors,   First, I want to congratulate the Pierz wrestling team on their runner-up finish at the State Wrestling Tournament last night. What an amazing season and run to the finals! Good luck to all our wrestlers competing in the individual tournament today and tomorrow! Budget Forecast...
Dear Friends,   Some of the topics we discuss in the legislature aren’t always easy to talk about. This week in committee, we heard heartbreaking testimony of the severity of sex trafficking in our state. It’s such a serious issue, and we have to look for ways to combat this problem. Currently, Rep...
I hope you’re staying warm out there this weekend. If you’re heading outside, make sure to bundle up, and don’t forget a set of jumper cables in the car. We have such a caring community those could come in handy to help a neighbor. First Week of Session The 90th Legislature of Minnesota was sworn-...
Hello, Neighbors,   Christmas is just a couple days away, and I wanted to take a second to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas. I’m sure I’ll see some of you in the church pews this weekend as we give thanks for the birth of Christ. While you’re reflecting on the reason we celebrate,...
Dear Neighbors, First, a big congrats to the Gunderson Brothers farm near Bowlus for being named a 2016 Minnesota Farm Family of the Year! David and Alan and their families run a successful dairy farm, and certainly deserve to represent Morrison County as this year’s farm family. Congrats,...
Little Falls, MN—Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, is encouraging local officials and other broadband stakeholders to participate in a series of upcoming webinars and conference calls hosted by the Minnesota Office of Broadband Development. The informational sessions will detail changes made to the...
Dear Neighbors,   This weekend makes a time for celebration and remembrance. I’ll be celebrating and congratulating our 2016 high school graduates this weekend in many of our area schools. It is their time. And on Monday, I’ll be taking time to remember our loved service members who have passed...

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