Kanabec County Convention

Dear Friends, I will be chairing the Kanabec County Republican Convention this Tuesday, February 5th at 7:00  PM at Trailview School in Mora. Our meetings are open to all who are interested. I encourage all elected Delegates & Alternates to attend to represent the people of your precinct as we conduct party business. You are invited […]

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If we only spend what we take in….

Dear Neighbors, I hope you enjoyed a blessed Christmas season and were able to be with your loved ones. I’d also like to thank those who are serving our country and sacrificing by being away from home and family. When I was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives two years ago, my main goal […]

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Pro-Job Bills

Dear Friends, A reminder that Rep. Kurt Bills is running for the U.S. Senate endorsement and will be speaking at a Simply Right event at Tobies, Thursday, Apr. 12 at 6 p.m. More Info > Here is an update on the various pro-job bills we are working on in the House.  In addition, the Legislature passed […]

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Budget Forecast-Additional $323 Million Surplus

We turned a $6.2 Billion Deficit into a $1.2 Billion Surplus- The Republican plan is working. Good fiscal management by Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature has turned the state’s bleak economic outlook from a year ago into more positive news. The February forecast estimates a $323 Million dollar surplus in addition to the $876 Million […]

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Merry Christmas!

Dear Friends, I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and happy, prosperous new year. The 2012 legislative session is already only about one month from starting. I remain honored to be serving the great people of East-Central Minnesota at the Capitol. It really is a humbling experience and I cannot overstate how much […]

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State Budget Surplus

Dear Friends, We have received our state’s new budget forecast. It calls for a surplus of almost $900 million. This shows new efficiencies and cost-containment measures we enacted this year are working. There were some incredibly difficult decisions to make at the Capitol in our first year as a majority. It is good to see […]

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Property Tax Relief – Top Priority

Dear Friends, A top priority in the 2012 legislative session will be passing a package of bills designed to provide millions in tax relief for homeowners and businesses across Minnesota. The homeowners’ tax relief especially helps people who saw their local property taxes rise by 12 percent or more in 2012. For those homeowners, the […]

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