I have never written a letter to the newspaper before; I am still a little nervous to be honest. My nerves however; are superseded by my enthusiasm regarding Amy Coborn’s campaign for school board. I really want people to VOTE FOR AMY! I want to tell everyone in the district to VOTE FOR AMY! How do I capture the audience? Write a letter to the editor. Here goes…
My mailbox has been invaded with several very disotrted and false claims from the state Republican party about Peter Fischer (DFL-District 43A). As a senior advocate at the state Legislature I can say their claims are just not true! Peter has done a terrific job in his first term in office. He became very involved right from the start in a number of issues very important to me, such as health care, environmetnal issues, saving White Bear Lake, education and other children’s issues.
The Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board, a Twin Cities regional joint powers board formed to encourage reducing, reusing and recycling, congratulates Best Buy on reaching their goal of recycling 1 billion pounds of electronics and appliances.
I have been reading about the St. Paul School District leasing iPads for all the St. Paul students, even pre-schoolers. I sincerely hope the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District is not even considering doing this. I urge it to spend its money on education, not electronic gadgets.