St. Paul, Minn.—Tuesday afternoon Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen (R-Alexandria) issued an apology on the Inforum website for making a false statement about Sen. Kent Eken (DFL-Twin Valley).
“I accept Senator Ingebrigtsen’s apology and am looking forward to putting this issue behind us. It is time to put partisan tactics aside and focus on the important work at hand in the legislature. I look forward to working together with Senator Ingebrigtsen, in a bipartisan way, for the benefit of Greater Minnesota,” Eken said.
Timeline and Links:
Ingebrigtsen letter to the editor published March 28, 2017 http://www.inforum.com/opinion/letters/4241906-letter-my-apologies-sen-kent-eken-earlier-letter-editor
Eken letter to the editor published March 13, 2017
Eken floor speech responding to Ingebrigtsen letter to the editor March 9, 2017
Ingebrigtsen letter to the editor published March 8, 2017