Persuading Republican lawmakers to provide responsible and effective state deficit reduction proposals is one of the charges laid out for Minnesota House Democrats by Minority Deputy Lead Debra Hilstrom and Minority Leader Paul Thissen. Hilstrom guests on the current edition of Democratic Visions.
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Hilstrom (DFL, Brooklyn Center) tells interviewer Tim O’Brien that Minnesotans can expect Senate and House Republicans this session to draw up numbers of state constitutional amendment bills as a means of skirting gubernatorial vetoes and over ride votes. Proposed constitutional amendments would have to be approved by Minnesota voters during the 2012 general election.
Democratic Visions is a public issues cable TV program produced by Eden Prairie, Minnetonka and Edina volunteers for DFL Senate District 42. The full program can be seen on various metro region cableTV systems:
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