Bob Barrett

To the editor I’ve seen and heard a lot of talk this campaign season about Rep. Bob Barrett turning a “$6 billion deficit into a surplus without raising taxes.” In checking these claims, I found that Mr. Barrett and the St. Paul Republicans took out a loan and charged it to us. The “surplus” comes [...]

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To the editor It seems that our elected officials are continually asking to grade anyone who works in the public arena, especially our fine public school teachers.  Let’s apply that logic to our local elected officials Rep. Cravaack, Sen. Nienow, and Rep. Barrett.  First, one must show up.  Cravaack doesn’t even live here and Nienow [...]

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This letter is in response to the one from a week ago authored by Georgia Anderson, a Chisago County DFL district delegate, who made false accusations against me about campaign sign locations and a web site which, apparently, links to my campaign website; www.vote4bob.com. Regarding the location of campaign signs, once I get permission from [...]

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To the editor: Representative Bob Barrett’s recent e-mail news release about the flood relief package for Duluth and other areas in Minnesota damaged by catastrophic storms highlights what kind of leader Bob Barrett is. In the news release he credits the Republican-led Legislature for having enough money in the Rainy Day fund and the reserves [...]

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To the editor: To the letter writer from a couple of weeks ago who graded Rep. Barrett poorly for cleaning up a huge financial mess he was left with. I have a couple of words for you … WAKE UP! Not just wake up but understand what is going on in our country. Understand what [...]

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To the editor: The June 13 letter attacking Republican Representative Bob Barrett was nothing more than the usual and continuing Democrat smoke and mirrors-to wit: Delayed payments to schools is a Democrat institution.  Democrat Governor Dayton negotiated the 2011 additional delay to provide Democrats with more of your money to spend; and then in 2012 [...]

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