Sen. Ray Vandeveer
In the Republican primary for the open Senate District 39 seat on Tuesday, Karin Housley defeated Eric Michael Langness of Forest Lake to move on to the November 6 general election ballot where she will meet DFL candidate Julie Bunn. Housley dominated the primary contest with 67.2 percent of the vot...Read More
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He won’t seek reelection in new Senate District 39 Cliff Buchan News Editor In a last-minute decision on Tuesday, State Sen. Ray Vandeveer, R-Forest Lake, has backed away from a reelection bid this fall in new Senate District 39. Vandeveer had earlier received the Republican endorsement to run aga...Read More
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His Senate committee remains a road block for bill Shea Carr Guest Columnist A recent Star Tribune article released on Tuesday, March 27 quotes our own State Senator from Forest Lake, Ray Vandeveer, chairman of the Senate Local Government and Elections Committee, as being against the Minnesota Vikin...Read More
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Chisago County will see changes; Columbus, Linwood move Cliff Buchan News Editor Major changes have been ordered to the political boundaries for state and congressional districts in the Forest Lake area. A ruling on Tuesday from the Minnesota Special Redistricting Panel appointed by the Minnesota Su...Read More
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Will have more stops before it goes before full Senate T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter The proposed Photo ID constitutional amendment on a partisan vote cleared the Senate Local Government and Elections Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 15 after sometime brisk debate. Committee Democrats — some of whom...Read More
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