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Thanks to all the volunteers who showed up
for the 2014 Raspberry Parade

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN SD48 . . . .

Primary Election August 12 -- If you will be out of town, it's easy to vote absentee. Find out how.

Why are you running? -- Candidates Sheila Kihne and Jenifer Loon tell the EP News.

Pitchers and Politics -- Get together with your fellow Republican friends. No fundraising, no speeches, just fun. Our next event is Thursday, July 31at 7PM at the Gold Nugget in Minnetonka. See you there!

Meet Our Endorsed and Elected Officials
David Hann
State Senator - SD48
Kirk Stensrud
Endorsed candidate for State Representative - 48A

Brad Aho
Eden Prairie City Council
Sheila Kihne -- Candidate for State Representative - 48B
Jenifer Loon -- Candidate for State Representative - 48B
Note: Neither candidate is endorsed
Click for Eden Prairie, Minnesota Forecast
Only days until
Election Day, 2014.
SD48 ARCHIVES
The DFL pay raise
Amy Klobuchar voting record on taxes
The 2011 Dayton Shutdown
Maria Ruud: How Liberal Is She?
Global Warming
Are Minnesotans undertaxed?
Eden Prairie Budget
DFL Silly Laws
DFL vs. Health Care
Twins Stadium Deal
Vikings Stadium Deal
Gang of 200
TakeAction Minnesota
Defense of Marriage

PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN (1911-2004)
SD48 Tribute to Reagan.
 
HOT TOPICS
AMERICANS GETTING POORER -- Typical household is worth one-third less under Obama than under Bush.
SENATOR DAVE OSMEK: “I want a state representative that will stand behind her word and can be trusted to stand firm when the heat is on.
Twitter Feed from SD48 GOP
UPHOLDING OBAMACARE -- AS WRITTEN -- An appeals court's remedial civics lesson: Laws mean what they say.
AUSTRALIA SHOOTS DOWN CLIMATE LOBBY'S SCARE MONGERING -- Almost a year ago, Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott won a landslide election with a nearly single-issue campaign: repeal the carbon tax.
NO, WASHINGTON HAS NOT SOLVED THE COUNTRY'S DEBT PROBLEM -- The first step to curing a spending addiction is to admit you have one.
NATIONAL REVIEW: Colorado baker appeals decision requiring him to bake cakes for same-sex weddings.
JOBS CONTINUE TO LEAVE MINNESOTA -- “Minnesota needs a new financial direction. We can't keep raising taxes or threatening to raise taxes and expect companies to stay in Minnesota. Advanced Auto Parts, Cargill, Medtronic and Nash Finch are proof that companies will leave if the taxes are too high.”
SCOTT OTT: Three reasons why the border crisis is much worse than "Obama's Katrina moment."
PEGGY NOONAN: A tale of two scandals.

July 29 (Tuesday):
   
Filing period for
    municipal elections begins

August 5 (Tuesday):
    National Night Out
August 12 (Tuesday):
    Filing period for
    municipal elections ends
August 12 (Tuesday):
    State primary election
August 21 - Labor Day:
    Minnesota State Fair
September 1 (Monday):
    Labor Day
September 11 (Thursday):
    911 Rememberance
September 25 (Thursday):
    Rosh Hashana
October 4 (Saturday):
    Yom Kippur
October 13 (Monday):
    Columbus Day
October 31 (Friday):
    Halloween
November 2 (Sunday):
    Daylight Savings Time Ends
November 4 (Tuesday):
2014 General Election
Vote for State Legislature and Eden Prairie City Council. Polls open until 8:00 PM. To find out where you vote, click here.
November 11 (Tuesday):
    Veterans Day
November 27 (Thursday):
    Thanksgiving
December 1 (Monday):
    First Day of Advent
December 7 (Sunday):
    Pearl Harbor Remembrance
December 17 (Wednesday):
    Hanukkah
December 24 (Wednesday):
    Christmas Eve
December 25 (Thursday):
    Christmas Day
December 31 (Wednesday):
    New Year's Eve
January 1, 2015 (Thursday):
    New Year's Day
January 19 (Monday):
    MLK Day
January 22 (Thursday):
    41st anniversary of
    Roe vs Wade decision
February 1 (Sunday):
    Super Bowl, Phoenix, AZ
February 2 (Monday):
    Groundhog Day
February 6 (Friday):
    Ronald Reagan's Birthday

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