Bob Barrett

by State Rep. Bob Barrett On Aug. 24, a very important local event is happening that I encourage everyone to attend. The second annual Alissa M. Haines Stomp Out Suicide Race for Awareness starts at 10 a.m. in Goodview Park in Wyoming with registration beginning at 9 a.m. This family-friendly event includes live music, face [...]

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By Clint Riese Forest Lake Times Last fall, State Rep. Bob Barrett (R-Lindstrom) maintained a seat in the legislature thanks to a narrow victory over former State Senator Rick Olseen (DFL-Sunrise Township). The election, however, did not mark the candidates’ only bout. A different contest went in favor of Olseen last week, as the state’s [...]

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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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