“Get out the Vote” Tour and Rally – Oct 31st

Courtesy Todd Van Hoosear

Join our GOTV tour and rally in support of Governor Dayton, Senator Franken, our House majority, and all of our DFL leaders.

Follow the tour at #mndfl and dfl.org/gotvtour.

When: Friday, October 31st
Time: 2:30 pm
Where: Minnesota State University Moorhead
Location: Lot M-5 (west of Comstock Memorial Union off 6th Ave S
Address: 1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, MN

DFL Coordinated Campaign Office looking for volunteers

The DFL Coordinated Campaign Office is open at 415 Main Avenue in Moorhead.

Please stop by to help us promote our DFL-endorsed candidates:

Help us elect your local DFL-endorsed candidates:

If you are interested in helping with this effort, or have questions, please contact Mark Altenberg or stop by our DFL campaign office at 415 Main Avenue, Moorhead.

Senator Al Franken at Concordia for Meet & Greet

Join Senator Al Franken for meet and greet at Concordia College. Come out and show Senator Franken you are ready to #turnoutforwhat this November 4th.

  • When: Monday, September 29th
  • Time:12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Conference Room Jones A/B, Knutson Campus Center, Concordia College, Moorhead
  • Invited Speakers: Congressman Peterson, State Senator Kent Eken, State Rep. Paul Marquart, and State Rep. Ben Lien
  • Questions or RSVP: Aidan Read, 612-306-4215, aread@alfranken.com

MN House names Marquart chairman of Education Finance

From the Fargo Forum Capital Chatter blog:

“The Minnesota House released a list of committee chairmen Friday dominated by Minneapolis and St. Paul lawmakers.

“House Speaker-designate Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, announced that urban representatives will lead 13 of the 28 committees. Suburban Twin Cities legislators will be in charge of seven, with those elsewhere in the state leading eight.”

MN Representative Paul Marquart of Dilworth landed the chairman position of Education Finance Committee. The chairs serve on the committees for a two year term.

According to the House Committee Membership by Committee 2013-2014 web site, Paul was also assigned to the following committees:

  • Education Policy
  • Property and Local Tax Division
  • Taxes
  • Ways and Means

Congratulations, Paul!

Moorhead Town Hall Meeting set for March 16th

Representatives Ben Lien (DFL – Moorhead) and Paul Marquart (DFL – Dilworth), chair of the House Education Finance Committee will hold a town hall meeting in Moorhead at 2 PM, Saturday, March 16 in the Moorhead City Council Chambers. Rep. Marquart will deliver a short presentation on education and building the world’s best workforce before opening the meeting up for questions and discussion.

WHO: Rep. Ben Lien and Rep. Paul Marquart, chair of the House Education Finance Committee

WHAT: Town hall meeting – Presentation on “Putting Our Kids on the Path to the World’s Best Workforce” and discussion

WHERE: Moorhead City Council Chambers, 500 Center Avenue, Moorhead, MN 56561-0779

WHEN: 2 PM, Saturday, March 16, 2013

Remember to stay in touch with your Representative – they want to hear from you!