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Franken's staff in Worthington today

WORTHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken's staff will be in Worthington today to meet with officials from across the area to discuss the current state of the region's infrastructure, including roads, bridges, water systems and broadband services.

WORTHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s staff will be in Worthington today to meet with officials from across the area to discuss the current state of the region’s infrastructure, including roads, bridges, water systems and broadband services.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in the Biotechnology Advancement Center, 1527 Prairie Drive.

The meeting is part of Sen. Franken’s “Rural Infrastructure Listening Tour,” which will include meetings in communities across the state to discuss the challenges of meeting infrastructure needs in rural Minnesota.

“Investing in our infrastructure is key to creating jobs, economic development, and future prosperity,” Sen. Franken said. “I’m sending my staff to meet with officials in rural communities across the state to discuss the challenges they face in securing the infrastructure needed to support their businesses, their residents and their local economies.”

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