Rep. Bob Barrett
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 s...Read More
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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 definit...Read More
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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 doe...Read More
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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 represen...Read More
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By Derrick Knutson— For law enforcement and prosecutors, keeping up with new drugs hitting the streets can be tough. Recently, synthetic drugs designed to simulate the effects of marijuana were difficult to police because no state law existed governing their production or distribution. However, ab...Read More
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By Bob Barrett, Representative, Dist. 17B This week I presented important public safety legislation to the House Public Safety Committee that addresses the growing problem of synthetic drug production and use in Minnesota. As chief author of House File 2508, I have held long and fruitful discussions...Read More
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