Tag: House of Representatives

Minnesota House approves compromise Veterans & Military Affairs budget

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Today, the Minnesota House approved a compromise Veterans & Military Affairs finance bill following a bipartisan agreement with the Senate. This bill invests significant new funding to address veterans homelessness, provides additional funding for Minnesota’s new veterans homes, and offers service bonuses to those who served during the post-9/11 Global War on Terror.…
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May 9, 2022 0

Representative Rob Ecklund (DFL) Int’l Falls.

Rob Ecklund called in from St. Paul to discuss the topics and issues that are being taken up on the House floor and debated. Main topic was the unemployment payback as well as the Hero Pay agreement.


May 2, 2022 0

MN House Overwhelmingly Approves Bills in Support of Ukraine and ALS

St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly approved a pair of bipartisan pieces of legislation last week, one showing their support for a fellow lawmaker, and one removing their support of tyrannous county. District 4B Representative Paul Marquart says the House on Thursday unanimously approved a bill that would direct the State Board of…
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March 29, 2022 0

Representative Rob Ecklund (DFL) Int’l Falls.

Rob Ecklund was live in studio to discuss the topics and issues that are being taken up on the House floor and debated.


March 11, 2022 0

Representative Rob Ecklund in Studio 3-4-22

Representative Rob Ecklund (D) International Falls was my guest in studio, where we discussed a lot about the party line issues and partisanship issues that is being faced at the capitol.


March 7, 2022 0

Marquart Comments on Local Impact of House Omnibus Bills

St. Paul MN — It was busy week last week as the Minnesota House and Senate worked to pass all the different omnibus budget bills, including those in education, public safety, commerce, and tax bill. Overall, nearly a dozen different omnibus bills have been passed so far, which are quite lengthy and include many amendments…
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April 26, 2021 0

Borderland Update with Representative Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (4/2/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund stopped by the KGHS/KSDM studio live for The Morning Show on Friday to cover a wide array of topics in the Borderland. While the Minnesota Department of Health has reported that over one million Minnesotans have received the full doses of coronavirus…
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April 2, 2021 0

Rep. Ecklund on Veterans and Bonding Bills, COVID numbers and vaccines

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/26/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show on Friday, live from the Twin Cities. Ahead of the Easter session break, Ecklund and the House are hearing bills and looking ahead to next session. On the itinerary this morning, was an omnibus hearing on a Veterans…
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March 26, 2021 0

Capitol Update with 3a Rep. Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/5/2021) International Falls – Back in session, Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined Friday’s edition of The Morning Show. In the past week, Rep. Ecklund helped to pass funding directed to the agriculture bill. Ecklund explained that while agriculture may not be the most prevalent industry in Koochiching County, it has…
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March 5, 2021 0

Keeping Minnesota’s natural beauty with Rep. Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (2/8/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show Friday to brief the Borderland. Emerald Ash Borers have been covered in committee, Rep. Ecklund shared that the pest has now been found in nearly one-third of Minnesota counties. Ecklund shared what makes the invasive species problematic for…
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February 8, 2021 0