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Metropolitan Council Commissioner Harry Melander (District 12, Mahtomedi) spoke to attendees on March 18 at a transportation forum held at Woodbury Lutheran Church. (Staff photo by Mike Longaecker)

Supporters push long-shot transportation package in Woodbury

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Proponents of a statewide transportation package made their case last week in Woodbury in the face of long odds that such an effort will make serious headway this session at the Capitol.


Still, the president of Twin Cities-based think tank Growth & Justice came to Woodbury Lutheran Church for a March 18 forum that focused on  MoveMN, the transportation finance package that would tap  multiple funding streams for new roads, bridges and transit projects.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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