STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE Magnus decides not to run for re-election
Senator Doug Magnus set a time limit for himself.
"I really firmly believe that a person should not stay too long," Magnus said earlier this month. "Thats up to each individual person. To me, I said ... Posted on 6/1/12 at 6:00 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Tears flow at retirement speeches
By Don Davis and Danielle Nordine
Torrey Westrom recalled the last time he saw the Minnesota House chamber when he was in sixth grade, a few years before he was blinded and several years before becom... Posted on 5/10/12 at 10:15 PM
For the last 10 years, it has been an honor and a privilege to represent the hardworking people of southwestern Minnesota in the state legislature. I would like to thank you for your support and involvement in the legislative process.
As youth residents of southwest Minnesota and members of Partners in Prevention, we were excited to join Southwest C.H.I.P for the 2012 Day at the Capitol. We appreciated being able to meet with Sen. Doug Magnus and Rep. Joe Schomacker.
Nobles-Rock Partners in Prevention
, April 12, 2012
According to a report recently compiled by the Long-Term Care Imperative, 85 percent of Minnesota voters “approve of increasing funding for in-home and community based care to make it easier for seniors to stay independent longer.”
Minnesota House districts 22A and 22B remained unchanged with Tuesday’s redrawn districts in one important way — state legislators Joe Schomacker (22A) and Rod Hamilton (22B) stay in the same districts they currently serve. District 22 Senator Doug Magnus also remains in his current district.
The focus of attention at the Capitol this week was the governor’s State of the State address and reactions to it. While the speech was lean on details, he did seem to offer to change his tone and create a more positive and productive environment than his earlier harsh comments and vetoes have.
District 22 Sen. Doug Magnus, R-Slayton
, February 22, 2012
Magnus, Hamilton and Schomacker gather input during breakfast event
WORTHINGTON — Taxes and the state budget, particularly in the areas of education and human and health services, were the central topics Saturday when area legislators met with city representatives at the Hickory Lodge during a legislative breakfast hosted by the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee.
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