I think it's great that our schools were recently paid back all the money that the state borrowed from them. It's also great that Kindergarten kids are now going to school for full days. It's great to know that the Highway 96 bridge over 35W is going to replaced ahead of schedule and will be wider and safer.
I want our children to have an education that will make them competitive in the global market. That's why I was glad to learn that the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation rated Minnesota as one of only 10 states to receive the grade of A for K-12 Educational Effectiveness.
Well, the City of Shoreview is at it, again. (“Shoreview seeks to secure funding for novel approach to groundwater awareness,” Aug.6). The city is proposing to squander $54,000.00 of the public’s money to tell its citizens what they should already know:
Reading letters on April 23, 2014, I was dumbfounded by a reader’s response to Rep. Yarusso’s wording of an information mailer sent by Yarusso’s official House office list to communicate with constituents about nonpartisan and nonpolitical items. The complaint seemed to be based on the language used to help constituents understand changes to the property tax refund program and how to access information and file the form to enable people to obtain a refund.