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Happy Independence Day!

Tuesday, July 02, 2019


Happy Independence Day to you and your family! I hope you have a fun and safe holiday and are able to enjoy quality time with family, great food and fireworks! Additionally, if you’re traveling over the holiday, please be sure to drive safely.

We’re so incredibly lucky to live in a free country and enjoy our countless freedoms and liberties. Independence Day is a time to reflect on the great men and women who helped lead our country toward independence. 

New Laws in Effect July 1

On July 1, a number of new laws will take effect in the State of Minnesota. They include new funding for various areas of state government – transportation, environment, K-12 Education, etc. - for the upcoming budget cycle.  To read more about our new laws that take effect July 1,  click here.


Dairy Assistance Program

Recently, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced the rollout of the new Dairy Assistance, Investment, and Relief Initiative (DAIRI) program, which provides financial assistance for small- to medium-sized dairy producers who meet certain qualifications. This program was funded through the Agriculture and the Jobs omnibus bills this session to ensure that our dairy farmers can continue the work that is so important to our state.

To apply, or for information on how to qualify, please visit

Staying in Touch

Please contact me if you or your family need assistance, or to share your views and feedback. I’d love to hear from you, so please stay in touch. You can reach me via email at or by phone at 651-296-5364.

Have a great Independence Day!


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