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Legislators get feedback from business people


BAXTER - Four Minnesota House members, including the chair of the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee, met with a small group of business representatives in a listening session Friday at the Northland Arboretum.

Rep. Joe Hoppe, R-Chaska, chair of what used to be the Commerce and Labor Committee, told business people who attended the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber session his goal was to make it easier to start, grow and run businesses.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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