On first legislative day, smiles trump overwhelming challenges
If great challenges lead to great opportunities, as the old saying goes, state lawmakers have a whale of an opportunity this year. "There are fantastic opportunities out there," rookie Sen. John Carlson, R-Bemidji, said. He is one of 60 new legislators, mostly Republican, who took office Tuesday.
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