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To the editor Representative Bob Barrett has earned our vote for reelection. Representative Barrett has consistently voted to support responsible spending and oppose the Democrats’ massive increase in wasteful government spending, opposing the $90-million Senate office complex that costs $1.3 million for every politician’s office in the building, tens of millions to pay off the [...]

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To the editor Thanks to all of the local Rush City businesses who donated to our volunteer appreciation party. Laverne Johnson, Rush City Senior Dining coordinator

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To the editor In the ongoing parade of Rep. Barrett scandals, I’d like to address the matter of his rental of his alleged residence at significantly below-market rate. For the last few years, Mr. Barrett has paid $500/month for rent on a lakeshore home with two bedrooms and two baths. This lakefront rental is valued [...]

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To the editor I like Rick Nolan’s position on the Affordable Care Act. He says, “We have to fix what needs fixing.” After the botched healthcare.gov website rollout, he called for the president to fire whoever was responsible for the mistake. He’s voted to let us keep our plans and to delay the employer mandate. [...]

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To the editor I read Ms. Kling’s letter to the editor (ECM Post, 9/11) with great interest. I am a co-founder and past vendor at the Chisago City Farmers Market, as well as a landlord. As a landlord, I am very aware of the damage a renter can impose on my property. A trustworthy tenant [...]

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To the editor Is Barret’s tax evasion is illegal? It looks like it to me. Most good accountants are able to explain the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion. Tax evasion is illegal and may land you in prison. The homestead property tax classification is a good example of a policy that both reduces [...]

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