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Gazelka, majority leader: 'We got a lot done'


Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Brainerd, disagrees with those who labeled the recently concluded legislative session as a ‘do-nothing Legislature.” He would term it a “we got a lot done Legislature.”

Backing him up in that assertion at a Monday news conference at the Brainerd Public Library was Senate Majority Leader David Senjem, who pointed out that in the last biennium the state went from projections of a $6.2 billion deficit to a $1.2 billion surplus.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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