Sen. Sean Nienow
A legislative session that local lawmakers described as relatively smooth was hit with a potentially ugly epilogue last week, as Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature’s biennial education bill May 21, following the session’s May 18 adjournment. Dayton’s rejection of the $17 billion bill was ...Read More
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With a late February projection that Minnesota will have a $1.87 billion budget surplus in its next biennium, GOP and DFL lawmakers are already debating how, and if, the money should be spent. In Forest Lake and the surrounding area, the local Republican legislators were, for the most part, unanimou...Read More
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The Minnesota Legislature may be in for an interesting year. With voters sending a mixed signal in 2014, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton was re-elected while the GOP took over the Minnesota House. Though 2015 is a budgeting year and the first chance the Republican-run House has to take on the controvers...Read More
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Sen. Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, his wife Cynthia Nienow, and their company, National Camp Association Inc., are named in a lawsuit filed Jan. 17 in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis....Read More
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State Senator Sean Nienow (R-Cambridge) and State Representatives Bob Barrett (R-Lindstrom) and Brian Johnson (R-Cambridge) will hold a town hall meeting on education at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the North Branch High School auditorium, 38175 Grand Ave. The meeting is scheduled to last one hour....Read More
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State Sen. Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, has filed for reelection in the newly created Senate District 32 which includes most of Chisago County and the Wyoming area. “When I was sworn into the Senate in 2011 things were bad. I inherited a $6 billion deficit. The state had no cash in reserve, and our c...Read More
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