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Mar 31st

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Committed to end of shutdown that lifts up all Minnesotans

As your state representative I share your frustration and disappointment in our government shutdown. I deeply regret the pain and difficulty this is causing thousands of families and businesses throughout our state.

Along with thousands of workers who have been laid off, the ripple effects of the shutdown are immense. For example, I recently visited child care providers at the Mary T. Wellcome Center. They have provided child card in Minneapolis for 87 years and are now struggling because over 20% of the families they serve have lost their child care assistance. The result of the shutdown means the loss of jobs, income, and severe hardships for families who can no longer afford child care.
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Obama Administration launches Strong Cities, Strong Communities to support local development

Washington, D.C. – The Obama Administration launched Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2), a new and customized pilot initiative to strengthen local capacity and spark economic growth in local communi...
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Disaster Loan Outreach Center opens in Minneapolis

A Disaster Loan Outreach Center will open Tuesday, July 12th at Lucy Laney School, 3333 Penn Ave. N. Minneapolis to assist residents, business owners, and property owners with applying for available t...

Tornadoes, Tears and Trauma: A conference on recovery, resilience and restoration

Kwanzaa Community Church will host Tornadoes, Tears and Trauma: A conference on recovery, resilience and restoration , on Saturday, July 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The conference will be held at dual...
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An unusual business alliance helps stock food shelves

An unusual business alliance helps stock food shelves Now through July 30th, 14 Twin Cities area independent Picture Framing shops and Art Galleries have joined forces to help stock the food shelves. These designated drop sites will be collecting non-per...
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