Rep. Bob Barrett

to the editor I am writing today after I saw Rep. Barrett on Channel 5 News. He was talking about the construction of the split pairs in Lindstrom and how the businesses in Lindstrom didn’t get the kind of help for their businesses that businesses along University Avenue got for the light rail project. It [...]

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To the editor: Rep. Bob Barrett is a compassionate and responsible leader in the Minnesota House of Representatives. There is no doubt about his commitment to Minnesota’s families. Anyone with children in sports has likely seen Bob’s dedication to authentic leadership through officiating local sports activities and mentoring kids. His leadership shows in the State [...]

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On  Thursday, July 26, Governor Mark Dayton ceremoniously signed HF 2508.  The bill was originally signed into law in April 2012.  The bill enhances current law in regard to the growing problem of synthetic drug production and use in Minnesota. This important public safety law expands the definition of illicit “synthetic” substances and grants the [...]

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To the Editor: I’d like to address some concerns I have with three letters Bob Barrett submitted to your newspaper over the past few weeks. In Rep. Barrett’s filing statement he is proud of how the Republican led legislature turned a $6.5 billion deficit in to a $1.5 billion surplus. What he doesn’t mention is [...]

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State Representative Bob Barrett (R-Shafer) and State Senator Sean Nienow (R-Cambridge) will host District 17 town hall meetings on Wednesday, May 16, and Tuesday, May 22. They will give an overview of the 2012 Legislative session and will take questions as time allows. “We are honored to represent the people of District 17 at the [...]

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By Bob Barrett, Rep. Dist. 17B  The economic news in St. Paul is increasingly optimistic. Earlier this week we unveiled a forward-looking and fiscally responsible plan that would pay off last year’s school shift and begin to pay back the $2 billion school shift that we inherited from the former DFL majority. As you may [...]

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