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Capitol roundup: Bill would slash number of lawmakers

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ST. PAUL -- A new bill, introduced Monday after most legislative deadlines passed, would reduce the number of lawmakers serving Minnesotans and, thus, eliminate the need to build a new Senate office building.

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Rep. Bob Barrett, R-Lindstrom, would reduce the number of House members from 134 to 65 and senators from 67 to 32.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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