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R-P Model Legislature students help push bill to the Capitol

Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Did you know that Minnesota's "local democracy" legislation that was vetoed by Governor Dayton, but later passed as part of the jobs, economic growth, commerce, energy and housing omnibus budget bill this year, began in a student-led Model Legislature? Read more about it in the article below featured in the Tri-County Record.


R-P Model Legislature students help push bill to the Capitol
By Matthew Rodenburg, Tri-County Record Staff Writer
June 21, 2017 

Rushford-Peterson students participating in Model Legislature recently had a firsthand look into the group effort needed to pass legislation. R-P students played a significant role in drafting a bill-one affecting their local energy cooperative- passed by the Minnesota legislature last month. Read More

From left to right: Chuck Ehler, Rushford-Peterson (R-P) superintendent; Brian Krambeer, MiEnergy Cooperative president/CE0; Hayden Stensgard model legislature governor and R-P student; Andrea Larson, model legislature senate author and R-P student; Representative Gene Pelowski, model legislature leader; and Jake Timm, R-P high school principal.

 

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