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Freshmen legislators are learning quickly about the state's economic challenges

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WILLMAR -- In days that begin at 7:30 a.m. and don't often end until 2 a.m., freshman legislator Andrew Falk is in the midst of one of the most challenging -- and he says interesting -- times in Minnesota legislative history.

The DFLer from Murdock, who was elected to the House of Representatives from District 20A in November, said the $5 billion state deficit makes this "one of the best times" to be a new legislator.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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