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ECM Editorial Board Does the government have a responsibility to inform the public of its activities? Both our nation and state were founded on the principles of self-government, including that the government exists to serve the people, not the other way around. That would suggest that the government has an obligation to be as transparent [...]

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Don Heinzman ECM Editorial Contributor Minnesota newspapers and their websites are valued for their readership and advertising results, according to a survey hot off the press. Results of a survey, conducted by Scarborough researchers for the Minnesota Newspaper Association, show that in almost every category of news and buying decisions, newspapers and their websites are [...]

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Greg Davids District 28B State Representative Last week, Minnesotans got even more bad news about MNsure. While Governor Dayton jets off to the Super Bowl on the taxpayer dime and busies himself with discussions of removing historic Civil War paintings from Minnesota’s Capitol, Minnesotans continue to suffer under the failure of leadership that led to [...]

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Jeremy Miller State Senator District 28 Throughout the last week I have received numerous phone calls and emails from residents of the district who are concerned about the recent drastic increase in propane prices. In the last few months, propane supply throughout the U.S. has dropped dramatically and many states are feeling the impact; with [...]

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Don Heinzman ECM Editorial Contributor MNsure is taking a beating. Republicans are licking their chops over making the roll out of MNsure a way to vote out Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. James Noble, the state’s legislative auditor, can’t wait to dig into the numbers to see if funds are being used correctly. It’s time to [...]

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