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DFLer Bruns announces campaign for House District 21A

Jun 17, 2020
Matt Bruns of Red Wing is the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) endorsed candidate running against Republican incumbent Barb Haley for Minnesota House District 21A. Bruns lives in downtown Red Wing and works as a union special education teacher working at an alternative learning center in Intermediate...

Rep. Haley - Keeping you informed about the pandemic response

Apr 1, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented action across our nation and the world. My goal, as your State Representative, is to keep you informed on how your state and community is responding to this healthcare crisis and share helpful resources with you, which can be found on my Facebook site...

Let Minneapolis be Minneapolis

Mar 4, 2020
To the editor: I write this from the comfort and safety of the Hennepin County Library near Lake Street in Minneapolis, just down the road from Bde Maka Ska. A local peace officer is milling around, chatting with acquaintances. Like many Lake City residents, I work in the metropolitan area, due...

Haley: Tax relief should be priority for $1.3 billion surplus

Mar 4, 2020
With Minnesota seeing a projected $1.3 billion surplus for the remainder of the budget year that ends this summer, a top priority for state lawmakers this session is to allocate these excess funds. My position is that the majority of this windfall should go back to Minnesotans, especially since...

Chamber visits Capitol

Mar 4, 2020
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and volunteers spent the end of last week at Chamber Day at the Capitol, an event hosted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. The event gives chambers an opportunity to speak to state legislators, fellow chambers, and business partners, according to a news...

Rep. Haley talks bonding with council

Feb 12, 2020
State Rep. Barb Haley attended a workshop meeting of the Lake City City Council Feb. 10 to discuss the process and prospects of the city’s request for state bonding funds. Three major elements of the city’s request made it into Gov. Tim Walz’s $2 billion list of projects he would like to fund in...

Haley: Legislative preview and Real ID

Jan 29, 2020
Happy New Year! In just a couple of weeks, lawmakers will return to St. Paul in order to begin the 2020 Legislative Session. There are a number of topics I expect will take center stage. With a projected $1.3 billion budget surplus for the remainder of the current budget cycle, I believe we should...

Hok-Si-La project on Walz bonding list

Jan 15, 2020
Lake City’s hopes for state bonding funds got a boost Jan. 11 when the sewer and water extension to Hok-Si-La Park appeared on Gov. Tim Walz’s list of recommended water and infrastructure projects. Walz’s proposal is to fund $587,000, or about half, of the estimated $1.175 million cost of the...

Goggin, Haley announce Lake City event

Jan 15, 2020
State Representative Barb Haley (R-Red Wing) and State Senator Mike Goggin (R-Red Wing) announced today that they will be holding a constituent conversation in Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 29. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Marien’s Deli, 716 W. Lyon Ave., in Lake City. The...

City to legislators: We really tie the region together

Oct 23, 2019
Maybe it was fitting that Lake City’s presentation Tuesday at the Lake City Yacht Club to the Minnesota House of Representatives Capital Investment Committee began a little late after a presentation on the Cannon Valley Trail ran long. Lake City hasn’t gone after state bonding money while tens of...


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