Lowering Health Care Costs

Lowering Health Care Costs

We all know the problems. Health insurance costs continue to skyrocket, making health care unaffordable for families, farmers and small business owners. Here in Minnesota, the state’s MNsure program has been plagued by huge cost overruns, delays, computer glitches,...
How about a little waste, fraud or abuse?

How about a little waste, fraud or abuse?

Waste, fraud and abuse. There’s a fair share of it in government. Take the MNsure website, Minnesota’s version of Obamacare, strongly supported by my opponent, Kevin Dahle. It has taken hundreds of millions of dollars to “fix” the site, and it still routinely fails to...
Safe Roads and Bridges

Safe Roads and Bridges

The Minnesota Constitution spells out our rights, liberties, and how government is to be organized. Very few sections of the constitution outline how money is to be spent. Transportation is one of those sections, so we have a constitutional obligation to get it right....
The Heartbeat of our Communities

The Heartbeat of our Communities

If you drive through Northfield, New Prague, Le Center, Le Sueur, Belle Plaine, Elko-New Market or any of the other small towns that make up Senate District 20, you’ll quickly see what makes up the economic heartbeat of Minnesota. Small business owners. Whether a...
It’s Not a Suggestion

It’s Not a Suggestion

The Second Amendment was adopted on December 15, 1791, as part of the first ten amendments contained in the Bill of Rights. It reads: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall...