Duluth Legislators to Host Town Hall Forum

Duluth, Minn. – Senator Erik Simonson, Representative Liz Olson, and Representative Jennifer Schultz invite constituents to attend an upcoming town hall forum to be held on Saturday, April 6 at the NorShor Theater. This forum is an opportunity to meet with legislators and discuss legislation for this session and to share concerns and questions about state issues. The community is also invited to a “Meet your Legislators” reception immediately following the town hall forum at the Zeitgeist Café.

**UPDATE: Duluth legislators will be joined by MnDOT Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher.

 

What:

Town Hall Forum and Reception

 

When:

Saturday, April 6

Town Hall Forum: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Reception: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

 

Where:

Forum

NorShor Theater

211 East Superior Street

Duluth, MN 55802

 

Reception (including hors devours and cash bar)

Zeitgeist Arts Café

222 East Superior Street

Duluth, MN 55802

 

Who:              

Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth)

Representative Liz Olson (DFL-Duluth)

Representative Jennifer Schultz (DFL-Duluth)

Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher

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The Duluth Medical Exchange District has taken one step closer to becoming reality as it moved through the Senate Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy Committee today. The bill, SF 1207, invests $164 million in state funding to create a Medical Exchange District. The bill is being carried by Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth).

Medical Exchange District Provides Unique Opportunity

Increasing affordable housing, improving infrastructure, and stimulating additional private investments across Duluth’s East Hillside are some of the key components of legislation creating a Medical Exchange District in Duluth.