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An economy that works for everyone

By State Representative David Bly Guest Column Minnesota is moving in the direction of an economy that works for everyone. Middle class families have a better opportunity to live the American Dream than they did two years ago. There’s a lot more work to be done. Thanks to new policies enacted by the legislature, we’re […]

October 30, 2014
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Northfield News article about the 2014 Campaign

I met with Northfield News reporter Kevin Krein last week to discuss the 2014 campaign. In the article, he stresses my interests in the middle class and income inequality (see my Northfield News article as well), the need for affordable health care, the importance of offering Minnesotans a quality education, and the need to take […]

October 29, 2014
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Minnesota Will Monitor Recent Travelers from West Africa

According to a news release by the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota will begin a monitoring program for people who have recently traveled in West Africa.  The framework for the program involves identifying travelers based on their possible exposure to the Ebola virus and monitoring as follows: All identified travelers will receive active case management […]

October 29, 2014
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Refreshments at a Refreshing Setting: Join us at the Thorsteinson’s on Sept. 11

Join Representative Patti Fritz and host Mike Thorsteinson for a Fundraiser for my campaign on Thursday, September 11, 2014, 4pm to 7 pm at 20110 Geneva Court, Faribault, MN on Cedar Lake. Light refreshments will be served.  Please come an bring a friend! To rsvp or get directions should you get lost call Mike’s cell […]

September 8, 2014
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Endorsed!

I’m pleased to report that I received an endorsement from Clean Water Action.   Their statement, “Clean Water Action is proud to endorse David Bly for the Minnesota House. David will be an environmental champion in the legislature and will fight to protect our water and health,” reinforces the impact that thoughtful legislation has on our […]

September 3, 2014
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Northfield Well-Positioned for Bright Future

I hope you and your loved ones are enjoying these beautiful summer months and taking advantage of all our community has to offer. After all, Northfield was recently named the second best small town in the country! Recognition of our great schools, high community involvement, cultural amenities, historical architecture, abundant parks and outdoor activities is […]

July 31, 2014
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Minimum Wage Increase – other Laws Take Effect Aug 1

A summary of the new laws which will take effect on August 1st includes an increase in the minimum wage. Beginning this Friday, the hourly minimum wage will be $8.00 for businesses which have gross sales over $500,000.  The law provides for further increases to $9.50 by 2016. The is the first time in ten […]

July 28, 2014
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