Bob Barrett

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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Thank you, Chisago County residents for electing me, Bob Barrett, as your state representative in November 2010. Prior to last year Minnesota families were saddled with a $6.2 billion state budget deficit that had increased every year since 2007. We were sinking under the weight of big government. That ship is no longer sinking and [...]

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To the Editor: I want to extend my sincere congratulations to the teachers, administration, faculty, and students at North Branch High School. It was quite a thrill to read the article in the U.S. News and World Report designating North Branch as one of the nation’s best high schools. Our school district has learned how [...]

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By Jon Tatting Whether you love it or hate it, a new Vikings stadium is coming to Minnesota. Last week in St. Paul, state legislators spent long hours debating, amending and debating some more while the public watched on local television and in person. The bill eventually passed 71-60 in the House and 36-30 in [...]

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