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Kent to talk bullying bill in 'Twitter Town Hall'

A Woodbury lawmaker is taking to Twitter to talk bullying.

Sen. Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, will be holding a "Twitter Town Hall" event at 2 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the Safe and Supportive Schools Act.

Kent will be tweeting under @SusanKentMN. Participants can interact by using the hashtag #SafeSchoolsMN.

The issue of anti-bullying legislation has come under fire in recent weeks by Woodbury residents who participated in a Capitol news conference.

“I look forward to using Twitter as a means to communicate with Minnesotans interested in discussing the Safe and Supportive Schools Act,” Kent said in a news release. “I encourage everyone to join me on Wednesday using the #SafeSchoolsMN hashtag to discuss one of the biggest issues of this legislative session.”

Kent's Twitter page is located at

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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