District 12 Legislators Announce Upcoming Town Halls

SAINT PAUL, MN – District 12 legislators Senator Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, and Representative Jeff Backer, R-Browns Valley, will hold a town hall meeting in the district on Friday, February 20th at various locations throughout the district to discuss state policies and field questions from constituents.

“I’m looking forward to hearing feedback and fielding questions from constituents about what’s going on at the State Capitol,” Representative Backer said. “As we continue to work on the budget and debate hot-button issues, hearing from constituents will be extremely helpful for Senator Westrom and I as we head into the final weeks of session.”

“We have key decisions to make between now and session’s end,” continued Senator Westrom. I look forward to the conversation Representative Backer and I will have with folks on February 20th. I urge residents to attend and I welcome their input.”

The town halls are scheduled to begin in Elbow Lake at 8:30AM on Friday, February 20th. The town halls are open to the public and is free of charge. The schedule for the day is below.

DATE: Friday, February 20th

8:30 am – 9:15 am
Elbow Lake Library
117 Central Avenue
Elbow Lake, MN 56531

10:45 am – 11:30 am
Breckenridge City Hall
Council Chamber
420 Nebraska Avenue,
Breckenridge, MN 56520

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm
Wheaton Library
901 1st Avenue North,
Wheaton, MN 56296

2:30pm – 3:15 pm
Ortonville Library
412 2nd Street Northwest,
Ortonville, MN 56278

4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Morris Public Library
102 East 6th Street,
Morris, MN 56267


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