Category Archives: Weekly Updates

Monday 1/11/2016

Good Morning! Just a few quick things to share with you all today. I received an update from Suzanne Driessen, the 5 safety classes that have been held by the MFMA have been very successful with over 250 people attending. As I told you before there are three more classes to be held. If you are interested click …

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June 23, 2015 ~ Weekly Update

Hi folks! I’m afraid there isn’t much to tell you at the moment. I sent a letter to our contact at the Dept. Of Agriculture with some of the questions you’ve been asking. Please remember that this is also new territory for the Dept. of Agriculture so they will have to deal with some things …

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Weekly Update ~ June 15, 2015

Wow! What a roller coaster ride last week was! I was never sure if we were up or down. For those of you who haven’t already heard, our bill was passed and signed by Governor Dayton on Saturday afternoon. This is the link to one of the news articles: “Dayton Signs Bills, Government Shutdown Avoided“. Now I have to …

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June 11, 2015 ~ Update

Hi folks! Sorry it’s taken me awhile to get an update on here. Not that there’s really been much to say. We are still waiting to find out when the Governor will schedule the Special Session. The latest information I can find on Google is, “Dayton: Agreement Reached For Special Session“, which pretty much just says …

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June 1, 2015 ~ Weekly Update

Good morning! So nice to see the sun shining on the first day of June. Hope you all had a nice weekend. Well, not much to tell you as far as the bill is concerned. I heard it through the grapevine that special session may begin on June 15th, but that’s not for sure. I’ll …

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Weekly Update ~ May 26, 2015

Hi everyone! Well, where should I begin today? The numbers are still doing good, which means we still have folks finding out about us. We had 12 more petition signatures, our total is now 2324. We welcome seventeen more Facebook friends. The total is now 1070. Awesome! As we all know by now, the omnibus that …

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Weekly Update ~ May 18, 2015

Good Monday Morning! Sorry, no news yet. Rep. Newberger told me not to worry, they’re all just really busy up at the capital, so I guess we’re going to have to keep being patient. Our numbers were pretty good. Seven more people signed our petition, making the total 2312. We welcome 14 more Facebook followers, giving us a …

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Weekly Update ~ May 11, 2015

Good Morning! There isn’t any news to report yet. I have been informed that it takes awhile to write up all of these bills before the governor signs them. They have to be perfectly worded. 🙂 This past week our numbers rose again. We had 22 more people sign the petition, combined petition totals 2305. …

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May 4, 2015 ~ Important Update!

Happy first Monday of May! The HF1437 bill which includes our HF910 bill is scheduled for 11:30 today. You can see more information here: Rules & Legislative Administration Sometimes you can watch it live but if not the meetings are recorded and archived to be watched later. Click here: Audio and Video Archives Unfortunately I don’t …

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April 27, 2015 ~ Weekly Update

Great news! Our senate Cottage Food bill SF1249 did pass through the finance committee, happy dance! It’s now included in the SF2101 Omnibus Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Jobs, and Economic Development Appropriations bill authored by Sen Tomassoni. You can look at it if you click this link: SF1249, and on line 30.17, under section 47, …

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