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Open Forum: Explanations requested from the GOP


Questions for the Republican budget slashers in Congress and the Minnesota State House and Senate. First, to the state of Minnesota Republican representatives and senators: Tell us voters how your proposed policies will affect you and your family members personally. Better yet, how will they affect the communities you claim to represent here in greater Minnesota?  Also in your answer, tell us who will benefit and who will not from your proposals.

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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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