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ANDREW LANG

Reps. Dave Baker and Dean Urdahl, along with Sen. Andrew Lang, held a town hall meeting in Spicer Saturday morning.
A trio of west central Minnesota lawmakers will speak Saturday on the current session, as well as hear from constituents.
Things are off to a slow start at the federal level, and moving more quickly than is comfortable for the legislators at the state level.
Dean Urdahl, Dave Baker and Andrew Lang are our recommendations to represent District 16.

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The Minnesota Senate and House swiftly passed the funding after pulling the proposal out of a larger spending bill. It would help finish construction on three veterans' homes and provide bonuses to those who served after Sept. 11, 2001.
Local legislators hosted a town hall meeting Saturday in Willmar and celebrated recent bipartisan bills to replenish the unemployment insurance fund and provide hero's pay to frontline workers in the pandemic. They also noted that "night and day" divisions remain on most of the other issues before the Minnesota Legislature.
Nicholas William Steffel, 28, of Olivia, pleaded guilty to six separate counts β€” one for each victim β€” of interfering with privacy. He taped them as they showered to enter his biosecure hog barns.
Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, and Sen. Andrew Lang, R-Olivia, will be joined in a Willmar town hall on Saturday by Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Acton Township, and Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont.
The endorsement last weekend of Willmar's Fernando Alvarado sets the stage for a re-match again State Sen. Andrew Lang. Alvarado is a former Willmar City Council member and veteran.
Minnesota health department and pollution control officials estimate the state will need to spend $12.5 billion over the next 20 years to keep up with waste and drinking water needs.

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Summary: Letter writer criticizes Sen. Lang's view of OSHA on coronavirus policy.
The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners signed a letter in support of the extension of the Glacial Lakes Trail from Sibley State Park to New London. The project has reached its last phase, but requires an influx of cash. Partners are requesting $4.75 million from the state bonding bill to finish the work, and asked commissioners for the letter of support.
A significant crowd of constituents attended a pre-session town hall with State Rep. Dave Baker and Sen. Andrew Lang in Willmar on Friday. The two lawmakers gave a brief rundown of the priorities this session before turning it over to the public for their questions and concerns.

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