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August 11, 2020 – Primary Election Day

Tomorrow is Minnesota’s Primary Election Day. If you haven’t mailed in your absentee ballot please do so or if you prefer, you may visit your designated polling location. Hours may vary but typically are from 7AM to 8PM. COVID-19 precautions are being utilized at polling locations for everyone’s health and safety. If by chance you’re […]

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Absentee Voting is Underway!

Absentee voting is SAFE and SECURE! Absentee voting is currently available for all eligible Todd County Voters at the Todd County Auditor-Treasurer’s office for the upcoming Primary Election on August 11th, 2020. For this upcoming primary and general election, registered MN voters DO NOT need a witness signature. Persons may request their absenteeballot online at […]

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What is the MN Political Contribution Refund (PCR) Program?

Great question! The MN PCR is a great way for you to contribute to support local politics, regardless of party, and receive a full refund for the amount donated. Individuals may contribute up to $50.00 while married couples may contribute up to $100.00. Follow the link here for more information and to participate!

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Upcoming DFL Meet & Greets

Meet area DFL legislative candidates! Democracy is most effective when there is a dialog between citizens and elected officials. And meet and greets are a perfect opportunity for you to ask candidates the questions that are important to you, while also providing the candidate the opportunity to hear from the community. Our events are offered […]

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Many Overcome Ineffectual Federal Response

Governors and mayors State of Emergency: Several state governors have declared states of emergency, allowing them more financial and logistical flexibility to respond to cases. California: Santa Clarita County and the city of San Francisco instituted bans on “mass gatherings” of more than 1,000 people, beginning at midnight on Wednesday. The city of San Jose also adopted a moratorium on evictions of those who can’t pay […]

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GOP Senate Blocks Pay for Quarantined Employees

Democrats hoping to pass an emergency paid sick leave bill to deal with the fallout from the coronavirus were stymied by Senate Republicans on Wednesday. View Full Article Here

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Public Benefit Corporations

Public Benefit Corporations were created in 2015 to create business to help people and their communities. For details See below. New for Minnesota in 2015: Public Benefit Corporations  by Senator John MartyDecember 31, 2014 Beginning this January, Minnesota entrepreneurs and investors will be able to go into business as Public Benefit Corporations. These benefit corporations will […]

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Rep. Peterson, March Newsletter

Read the Newsletter here

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Economy the last 12 years

Visualize the last 12 years

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Minnesota Sex Education Bill

In our 2/25/2020 local caucus, we had a spirited discussion about the proposed Sex Education Bill HF 1414 sponsored by Rep. Todd Lippert, DFL-Northfield. This bill would require sex education to be medically accurate and age appropriate. In addition, curriculum would be expected to cover a wide variety of topics, including gender-based violence, affirmative consent and contraceptives, and would […]