Bob Barrett

District 32B State Rep. Bob Barrett, who represents much of Chisago County, including North Branch, stopped by the NBAPS School Board meeting Thursday to recap the legislative session and field questions from the board. He said the economy has been growing, which means expanding revenue sources for K-12 education. Even though there might be more [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

To the editor We recently saw Representative Bob Barrett’s new campaign brochure. It has four pages with a lot of pictures, imagine our surprise when we opened it up and there we are in a picture with Representative Barrett and other union laborers and skilled trade union members. We were meeting with Representative Barrett about [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Rep. Bob Barrett The selfless service of American armed forces — the ultimate giving of oneself, whether it be through lifelong service or the ultimate sacrifice — is a commitment worthy of our gratitude. I hope you will join me this Veterans Day in a quiet moment of thanks and remembrance for the men [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

To the editor With criticisms of “not understanding the process”, it’s obvious last week’s letter (“Barrett is closing the gate…”) was written from suggestions within the St. Paul liberal political playbook. The “process” over the last year, with one-party control of government, has resulted in tax increases on everyone in Minnesota. Remember when these same [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Rep. Bob Barrett Schools are back in full swing in Chisago County and around the state. Best wishes to educators and families as students head back to the classroom. I’m sure for many of you the start of the school year is bittersweet, just as it is for our family. Judi and I have [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Rep. Bob Barrett Forty Minnesota legislators (37 DFL and 3 GOP) are calling for the legalization of medical marijuana in the state of Minnesota.  There are some that swear by the positive medicinal benefits of marijuana related to pain and nausea relief. However, the other side of the coin is that there are several [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow