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Heidgerken gets mostly support from constituents after being disciplined for voting for veto override

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With two Republican Party conventions to attend last weekend in his district, Rep. Bud Heidgerken knew he'd be walking into the lion's den.


He seemed to come out unharmed.

As one of six Republican House members who voted to override Gov. Tim Pawlenty's veto of the transportation bill, Heidgerken was prepared to be peppered with questions and criticisms.

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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.
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