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Hard to reach a balance, huh?
Tom R. Kovach, Nevis, Minn.
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Guess the governor was more flexible this year
During the first two years of Gov. Mark Dayton’s term, he declined to sign many bills because, as he stated, “they lacked bipartisan support.” This approach made sense, since the legislators should be legislating for the entire state, not just their own party. However, during the most recent legislative session, the governor has signed or plans to sign many bills that did not have bipartisan support. Our governor should explain why bipartisan support is no longer important.
Terrance Brown, Eden Prairie
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