Rep. Bob Barrett

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!— by State Rep. Bob Barrett God jul och gott nytt år! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I hope you and your family shared a blessed holiday season in the comfort of loved ones. It’s been an honor and a privilege to serve the great people of Chisago County […]

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Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson asked the same question of both Sen. Sean Nienow and Rep. Bob Barrett when they showed up at the Chisago County Board of Commissioners meeting Aug. 7 to talk about legislative actions that happened this past session: “What was the best thing that happened in the session, and what was […]

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by Bob Barrett District 32B State  Representative As Father’s Day nears, I’d like to extend my sincere gratitude to the dads across our community who make our area of the state an even better place to live, work and raise our families. It’s because of folks like you that our children feel safe, succeed and […]

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To the editor Representative Barrett has been making the local papers lately. First he was found guilty of a misdemeanor on a campaign violation, given a hefty fine and a chastising by the three-judge panel that decided the case. Now he has a bill to help property poor school districts like those in our area […]

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There’s a myriad of intricacies when it comes to funding public schools in Minnesota, and State Rep. Bob Barrett (R-Lindstrom) said at a Feb. 19 forum at North Branch Area High School he’d like to see the funding formula simplified. Reworking the formula, he noted, could lead to a fairer system of state funding for […]

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To the editor One thing I like about Representative Bob Barrett is his ability to explain the sometimes-complex aspects of government in a way everyone can understand. Recently he was asked about the state deficit. Representative Barrett said when he came into office in 2010 the previous legislature promised all kinds of things to people […]

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