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Sen. Simonson broadband bill moves forward in Senate committee

A small town mayor, an IT professional and a rural county administrator were among the nearly half dozen Minnesotans who traveled long distances to speak in support of Sen. Erik Simonson’s (DFL-Duluth) bill to invest $100 million into broadband grants.

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Sen. Simonson takes stand against preemption bill

Following a heated Senate committee policy debate on preemption Monday afternoon, Sen. Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) released the following statement about his vote against the bill which he says would restrict local control across the state.

Duluth legislators to hold listening session

Sen. Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) will be hosting a joint listening session with Representatives Jennifer Schultz (DFL-Duluth) and Liz Olson (DFL-Duluth) to discuss the current 2017 Legislative Session.