The following article by Patty Dexter was posted on the Eden Prairie News website February 15, 2018:
The 2018 legislative session convenes on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
The newspaper contacted Sen. Melisa Franzen for a Q&A previewing the session.
What are the biggest issues facing your district this session?
I’ve heard from constituents on a variety of issues that I’m giving priority in the upcoming session: These issues include; the impacts of the federal tax bill on the state, our vehicle and license registration system, access to affordable health care, net neutrality, chloride water pollution, and long-term care. I’m aware of the frustration and uncertainty surrounding these topics, and I’ve also seen positive community mobilization to respond to them. Thank you for sharing your views and expertise with me as I prepare for session. Read More