Schoen has worked tirelessly in a bipartisan manner and has received praise for it from Democrats and Republicans alike. This is most notable in his bill that banned domestic abusers which was passed with strong support from Gun Rights supporters and Republicans after a registered abuser shot and killed his estranged wife and himself at a local mini-mall.
Out with the old and in with the new! It's time for all of us to re-think who we elect as our leaders. It's time for fresh ideas from our City Council. The "same-old, same-old" type of leadership isn't working.
In May, School District 197 voters rejected a bond levy to fund a new Early Learning Center. Rather than resubmitting that proposal to voters in November, the school board saw the wisdom of investigating alternate approaches to meet the needs of a growing number of preschool-age children in the district.
In regard to the upcoming levy votes in ISD 197, citizens have been advised by local groups opposed to the levies to distrust anything coming from the school board, the schools themselves, and involved parents, and to verify the facts for themselves.
I urge the voters of Inver Grove Heights to vote for Paul Hark for the city council. I have known Paul for many years. He raised his family in Inver Grove Heights and cares very much about this community.