Tag: House of Representatives

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

Vaccine Rollouts and Capitol Report with Rep. Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (1/29/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund dropped by The Morning Show with Kris Norton Friday to discuss his experience at the Bob Walls Memorial Union Hall testing center, vaccine rollout throughout the state, and protecting displaced frontline workers Rep. Ecklund says his testing experience in International Falls was…
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January 29, 2021 0

Rep. Rob Ecklund’s testing experience at Bob Walls Memorial Union Hall

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (1/22/21) Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show Friday morning. Rep. Ecklund shared his Coronavirus testing experience the prior day at Bob Walls Memorial Union Hall. The turnaround time, Ecklund says, is a fairly quick process. Ecklund late reported that he received his test results 24 hours afterward. Representative…
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January 25, 2021 0

3A Representative Ecklund on the ongoing battles for small business aid, distribution of COVID vaccines

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (12/11/2020) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined Kris and Duane on The Morning Show to relay information from the caucus and upcoming special session. At the state level, Rep. Ecklund shared that a $100 million small business relief plan has been put forward. According to Ecklund, the money…
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December 11, 2020 0

Representative Rob Ecklund joins ahead of Caucus, Special Session

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (12/4/2020) One month removed from November’s re-election, Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show on Friday. In the midst of the second state-wide shutdown of 2020, a cry for help from small businesses has the ear of Governor Tim Walz. Rep. Rob Ecklund explained how a budget surplus may…
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December 4, 2020 0

Representative Lueck talks upcoming Budget, COVID-19 relief with weekly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/30/20) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck was able to return in-studio after the Thanksgiving Holiday to give an update on Legislative activity during the Holiday Season. Representative Lueck spoke on the Governor’s likeliness to see an early look at the State’s Budget. Lueck also spoke about his…
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November 30, 2020 0