District 17 town hall meetings planned

District 17 Sen. Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, and District 17B Rep. Bob Barrett, R-Shafer, have scheduled a series of town hall meetings to give an overview of the 2012 legislative session and take questions as time allows. The lawmakers will appear at Chisago Lakes Library, 11754 302nd St., Chisago City, on Tuesday, May 22, and at the North Branch Library, 6355 379th St., North Branch. Both sessions are slated from 6-7:30 p.m. “We are honored to represent the people of District 17 at the State Capitol, and we look forward to hearing about the issues that are important to our constituents,” Barrett said.