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  • Local Lawmakers on Possible Government Shutdown (kaaltv.com)
    Jun 20, 2011
    "I think each representative is going to have to decide for themselves what they're going to do. I haven't decided what I'm going to do. I think we all are hopeful a budget deal can be made before the July 1st deadline," said Jeanne Poppe, ...
    KAALtv.com
  • Cedar River becomes newest state water trail (getbulletin.com)
    Jun 20, 2011
    "The Cedar River offers a beautiful, wooded corridor for canoeists and kayakers, and this will provide — among other things — significant help in raising awareness about it." Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin called the action a "great idea" brought ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • New Designation for Cedar River (kaaltv.com)
    Jun 17, 2011
    It's something that we often overlook, the beauty of the Cedar River because we're many this talking about it with flood mitigation and how we see the damage it can do," says Jeanne Poppe, (DFL) Representative from Austin. The Cedar River stretches ...
    KAALtv.com
  • Jeanne Poppe: Tell legislators your goals for Minnesota (getbulletin.com)
    Jun 6, 2011
    Please continue to let me know what you consider to be the priorities of the state and the solutions you recommend at the state legislature by contacting me: through email rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn, or by phone at 1-888-682-3180 or 1-651-296-4193 or ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Government Shutdown Could Hurt Tourism Industry (kaaltv.com)
    Jun 3, 2011
    "A shutdown would make families think twice about summer traveling possibly even travel across state borders to find things to do," Representative Jeanne Poppe said. Add in high gas prices and unpredictable weather, and you have a recipe that will take ...
    KAALtv.com
  • Dayton, DFL leaders to talk budget in Austin today (getbulletin.com)
    May 27, 2011
    They were scheduled to be at Austin Municipal Airport this morning where Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, were expected to join the group. Austin is the first stop in a four-city tour scheduled today for Dayton. ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Rep. Jeanne Poppe: Compromise will take us where we need to be (getbulletin.com)
    May 24, 2011
    If you would like to be on my email update list, please send your email address to rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn. I can be reached by email; by telephone at 1-888-682-3180 or 1-651-296-4193; or by mail at 291 State Office Building, 100 Martin Luther King ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Brain-drain concerns (tcdailyplanet.net)
    May 20, 2011
    Because of its autonomy, the Legislature can only request the university do things. “This bill doesn't help students. It increases their cost; it reduces their access; it destroys their opportunities,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin).
    Twin Cities Planet
  • Poppe, Sparks: Vikes stadium not a priority (austindailyherald.com)
    May 19, 2011
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, said there's still plenty of work to be done. “I don't think anything is in cement yet,” she said, referring to stadium plans. “It seems like it's in a lot of sand. “I think passing a Vikings stadium before the budget is ...
    Austin Herald
  • Mower, Freeborn officials disagree (austindailyherald.com)
    May 19, 2011
    “This is the opposite of my philosophy,” he said. While Murray voted for the bill, Rep. Jeanne Poppe voted against it. Last year, Rep. Jeanne Poppe carried legislation in the House to appoint the recorder. However, the bill faced heavy opposition. ...
    Austin Herald
  • Map process bypassed the public (austindailyherald.com)
    May 18, 2011
    If you would like to be on my email update list, send your email address to rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn. I also hope you will continue to contact me with your questions or suggestions regarding our state budget. I can be reached by email, ...
    Austin Herald
  • Jeanne Poppe: Map to redistricting bill should be bipartisan (getbulletin.com)
    May 17, 2011
    If you would like to be on my email update list, please send your email address to rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn. I also hope you will continue to contact me with your questions or suggestions regarding our state budget. I can be reached by email, ...
    Post-Bulletin

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  • New Minnesota Laws in Effect: Gas Drive Offs, Electronic Rx, Harsher Vulnerable Adults Penalties (stmichael.patch.com)
    Aug 8, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was chained to ...
    Patch
  • Editorial: Some laws shouldn’t be necessary (parkrapidsenterprise.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks ... Like a measure to include female genital mutilation on Minnesota’s list of “enhanced offenses,” domestic violence-related wrongdoing that can contribute to harsher sentences.
    Park Rapids Enterprise
  • New Minnesota Laws Take Effect Today (kstp.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was ...
    KSTP
  • New Minnesota Laws Effective Aug. 1: Gas Drive Offs, Electronic Rx, Harsher Vulnerable Adults Penalties (roseville.patch.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was chained to ...
    Patch
  • New Minnesota Laws Combat Synthetic Drugs, Genital Mutilation (edina.patch.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was chained to ...
    Patch
  • Our view: Some laws shouldn’t be necessary, sadly are (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks ... Like a measure to include female genital mutilation on Minnesota’s list of “enhanced offenses,” domestic violence-related wrongdoing that can contribute to harsher sentences.
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Gas Drive-Offs, Genital Mutilation & Firearm Silencers: New State Laws Effective Aug. 1 (richfield.patch.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was chained to ...
    Patch
  • Mower County chaining case leads to law no one wants to use (getbulletin.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    The provision, which goes into effect Wednesday, was sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, and is based on a 2011 Mower County case in which a 5-year-old child was chained to his crib every evening.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Our view: Some laws shouldn’t be necessary, sadly are (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks ... Like a measure to include female genital mutilation on Minnesota’s list of “enhanced offenses,” domestic violence-related wrongdoing that can contribute to harsher sentences.
    Duluth News Tribune
  • New Child Abuse Laws Take Effect This Week (kimt.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    A law inspired by a local child abuse case is taking effect in Minnesota this week. The legislation was spearheaded by Representative Jeanne Poppe and Senator Dan Sparks both democrats from Austin. The bill gained support after a case in Mower County.
    KIMT
  • New Laws Effective Aug. 1: Gas Drive-Offs, Genital Mutilation, Firearm Silencers (woodbury.patch.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was chained to ...
    Patch
  • New Laws Effective Aug. 1: Synthetic Drugs, Genital Mutilation, Firearm Silencers (eagan.patch.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was chained to ...
    Patch
  • New Laws Effective Aug. 1: Gas Drive-Offs, Genital Mutilation, Firearm Silencers (oakdale.patch.com)
    Jul 29, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was chained to ...
    Patch
  • New Minnesota Laws Take Effect in August (kstp.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... The provision comes from HF2220/SF1725, sponsored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) and Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), which is based on a 2011 Mower County case where a 5-year-old child was ...
    KSTP
  • Child Abuse Bill Revived (kimt.com)
    Jul 24, 2012
    ST. PAUL, MN – Tuesday, Representative Jeanne Poppe added an amendment to a bill that deals with vulnerable adults. The amendment adds the child abuse law to that bill. The Minnesota House passed the amended bill 128-4. Poppe said she believes this will ...
    KIMT
  • Gambling Revenue for Vikings Stadium (kimt.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    The new Minnesota Vikings stadium has to be funded somehow ... At first, Democratic State Representative Jeanne Poppe was skeptical about the idea. "In the end it is the only way that came forward and it was something that needed to be tackled," said ...
    KIMT
  • 150 walk a hot road to 'A Cancer Free World' (getbulletin.com)
    Jul 3, 2012
    With the help of state Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, and Jerry McCarthy of the Austin Port Authority, Dennison got the walkers on their way. “We have shortened the walk,” she announced. “And we invite you to quit whenever you want.”
    Post-Bulletin
  • Eyes on November (austindailyherald.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    Local Republicans finalized their entrants Thursday night for Minnesota’s legislative race ... Neitzell, an Austin resident who will challenge incumbent Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, warned that the country was going in a hazardous direction.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • DNR launches 33rd state water trail in Austin (getbulletin.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, both DFLers from Austin ... “I want to talk to you some more about those things,” Hanson told her. Overall, Minnesota’s water trails program consists of more than 4,400 miles of mapped routes for canoeists ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • DNR launches 33rd state water trail in Austin (getbulletin.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, both of Austin, for their support ... “I want to talk to you some more about those things,” Hanson told her. Overall, Minnesota’s water trails program consists of more than 4,400 miles of mapped routes ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • DNR worker runs for senate to curb spending, conserve nature (austindailyherald.com)
    Jun 12, 2012
    For the last 25 years, Anderson has worked for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources ... as campaign manager for Brian Thiel when Thiel ran against state Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, in 2008. As election season gears up, Anderson ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • DNR worker hopes to fix budget (albertleatribune.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    For the last 25 years, Anderson has worked for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources ... as campaign manager for Brian Thiel when Thiel ran against state Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, in 2008. As election season gears up, Anderson ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Last-minute challengers file to run against Poppe, Sparks (austindailyherald.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Two Republican candidates filed Tuesday to challenge local legislators Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks, both DFL-Austin, as the incumbents run for re-election. “I’m just getting tired of the liberal agenda building government and ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Sparks and Poppe get last-minute election challenges (getbulletin.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Dan Sparks while Neitzell will square-off with Rep. Jeanne Poppe. Candidates had until 5 p.m. Tuesday ... this is the first time Anderson has put his name on the ballot. He works for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as a resource ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Sparks and Poppe get last-minute election challenges (getbulletin.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    Dan Sparks while Neitzell will square-off with Rep. Jeanne Poppe. Candidates had until 5 p.m. Tuesday ... this is the first time Anderson has put his name on the ballot. He works for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as a resource ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Minnesota Election Filing Ends (kimt.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    Both Murray and Rep. Jeanne Poppe tell KIMT that after redistricting lines were redrawn they look forward to knocking on new doors and meeting new constituents. All Minnesota legislature seats are up for election this fall. Five people have filed for ...
    KIMT
  • DFL to hold picnic on June 14 (albertleatribune.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    Guest speakers include Minority Leader Paul Thissen, State Sen. Dan Sparks, Rep. Jeanne Poppe and District 27A candidate Shannon Savick. Free will donations appreciated.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Sparks, Poppe still unopposed (albertleatribune.com)
    May 31, 2012
    As state Rep. Jeanne Poppe and state Sen. Dan Sparks ... Candidates have slightly less than a week left to file for Minnesota Legislature, with the filing period ending June 5. Candidates can withdraw their filings up through June 7.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Empty nester’ targets unity for Council (austindailyherald.com)
    May 31, 2012
    She was district coordinator for Child Care Works! from 2004 to 2006. She said she partnered with Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, both DFL-Austin, to create and pass into law a variance for Catherwood Home Child Care in Austin that made ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Sparks, Poppe still unopposed (albertleatribune.com)
    May 30, 2012
    As Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks ... Candidates have slightly less than a week left to file for Minnesota Legislature, with the filing period ending June 5. Candidates can withdraw their filings up through June 7. Because of ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Teaching success (austindailyherald.com)
    May 29, 2012
    While Anthony originally wanted to pursue political science — he interned and volunteered for Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and did a little volunteering for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz in high school — he soon found himself drawn to education ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Child Abuse Bill Ready to Work (kimt.com)
    May 25, 2012
    MOWER CO., MN--Making laws tougher for those who can't protect ... It all stems from a Mower County case, where parents chained their young son to a crib. State Representative Jeanne Poppe (DFL) says the Mower County Attorney had a difficult time ...
    KIMT
  • Region fared well this legislative session (albertleatribune.com)
    May 20, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe and I worked hard to make sure The Hormel Institute ... Having a National Football League team in the state is a valued asset to the people and businesses of Minnesota: Whether you attend games in person, watch them at a ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • What passed, what failed in the 2012 Legislature and what it means to you (getbulletin.com)
    May 19, 2012
    Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks ... The bill, sponsored by DFL Rochester Rep. Kim Norton, would have had Minnesota become part of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Nurses who live in states that participate in the compact are able to practice ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Sparks: Austin area saw results from session (austindailyherald.com)
    May 16, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe and I worked hard to make sure The Hormel Institute ... Having a National Football League team in the state is valued asset to people and businesses of Minnesota: Whether you attend games in person, watch them at a community ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Preparing to Expand (kimt.com)
    May 16, 2012
    Austin, MN - The new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings is getting ... McCarthy is talking about Senator Dan Sparks and Representative Jeanne Poppe. They introduced the bills in the Senate and the House. "A lot of times in politics, the thank yous are ...
    KIMT
  • Preparing to Expand (kimt.com)
    May 16, 2012
    Austin, MN - The new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings is getting ... McCarthy is talking about Senator Dan Sparks and Representative Jeanne Poppe. They introduced the bills in the Senate and the House. "A lot of times in politics, the thank yous are ...
    KIMT
  • Locals thank legislators for work on Hormel Institute bonding (getbulletin.com)
    May 15, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, said Dayton was "turned on by this ... strengthening the iInstitute’s “BioScience Triangle” partnerships with the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Mayo Clinic in Rochester. In 2008, the institute ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Let the expansion planning begin (austindailyherald.com)
    May 15, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe said she wore a Hormel Institute scarf every day ... Hormel Institute’s “BioScience Triangle” partnerships with the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic. In 2008, The Institute celebrated an expansion and renovation ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • After years of wrangling, Vikes stadium on its way (austindailyherald.com)
    May 14, 2012
    Austin area DFL legislators Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks both voted in favor of the bill. Rep. Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea, also voted yes. “I think they want to stay in Minnesota as much as Minnesotans want them to stay here,” Poppe said.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Rep. Jeanne Poppe: Bonding and stadium bills will put people to work (getbulletin.com)
    May 14, 2012
    A $496 million statewide bonding bill that invests in Minnesota’s infrastructure and creates thousands of construction and long-term private-sector jobs has been signed into law. Contained in the bonding package is $13.5 million to construct ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Lawmakers reflect on session (albertleatribune.com)
    May 13, 2012
    Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, said the session was a success overall, and referenced work he had done with Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. “Rep. Poppe and I were able to work hard on child abuse legislation and vulnerable adult legislation ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Austin reacts to Vikes’ big win (austindailyherald.com)
    May 11, 2012
    Austin area DFL legislators Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks both voted in favor ... “I think the Vikings are good for the state of Minnesota.” Trimble said he has been a fan since he was young, and will go to games at the new stadium.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • House passes newest Vikings’ stadium plan (austindailyherald.com)
    May 10, 2012
    PAUL — The Minnesota House passed the conference committee version ... The bill passed 71-60 after about two hours of debate on the floor. Reps. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea, both voted for the bill.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Minnesota Vikings stadium plan awaits Senate vote (getbulletin.com)
    May 9, 2012
    the push for a new $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium has moved ahead and could be complete as early as this afternoon. Early this morning the House passed the stadium plan by a 71-60 vote. Reps. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Rich Murray ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Local Projects on State Bonding Bill (kaaltv.com)
    May 9, 2012
    thanks to a bonding bill passed in the Minnesota House Tuesday. "There are a number of higher education facilities throughout the state that received funding. Roads and bridges received funding," said Representative Jeanne Poppe (D) of Austin in ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Push by Poppe, Sparks paid off (austindailyherald.com)
    May 9, 2012
    Austin owes a vote of thanks to Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks for the work they did, supported by many others from the Austin community, to be sure that $13.5 million in state funds will be forthcoming for an expansion of the Hormel Institute.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Austin's Hormel Institute bonding money OK'd (getbulletin.com)
    May 9, 2012
    “This truly will be an investment by the state that will strengthen our powerful partnerships within Minnesota as well as our state’s global leadership position in medical research,” he said in a statement. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Murray, Poppe, Sparks vote for bonding bill (albertleatribune.com)
    May 9, 2012
    Both bills were $496 million in size. The Hormel Institute expansion “is very important not only for the city of Austin and southern Minnesota but to the entire state,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, in a news release. “It creates ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Vikings stadium clears hurdle, passes House (austindailyherald.com)
    May 8, 2012
    District 27B Rep. Jeanne Poppe and District 27A Rep. Rich Murray voted in favor of the Minnesota Vikings stadium bill Monday. Murray, R-Albert Lea, and Poppe, D-Austin, were two of 73 representatives who approved a $975 million stadium financing proposal.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Reps. Murray, Poppe vote in favor of Vikings stadium bill (albertleatribune.com)
    May 8, 2012
    District 27A Rep. Rich Murray and District 27B Rep. Jeanne Poppe voted in favor of the Minnesota Vikings stadium bill Monday. Murray, R-Albert Lea, and Poppe, D-Austin, were two of 73 representatives who approved a $975 million stadium financing proposal.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Hormel Institute leaders grateful for legislative support (getbulletin.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Jeanne Poppe, as well as Rep. Richard Murray, R-Albert Lea ... accelerate answers to cancer and keep Minnesota globally competitive through strengthening the industry of medical research," said Gary Ray, chairman of the Hormel Foundation.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Vikings stadium bill wins House approval, headed to Senate (getbulletin.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Rep. Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea; and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. ST. PAUL —Vikings stadium supporters scored a major victory on Monday when the Minnesota House voted in favor of a deal to build a nearly $1 billion stadium in Minneapolis.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Poppe: Dayton support for Hormel Institute expansion ‘strong as ever’ (austindailyherald.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Poppe can be reached at 1-888-682-3180 or 1-651-296-4193, by mail at 291 State Office Building, 100 Martin Luther King Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 or via e-mail at rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Political Notebook: It's decision day for Minnesota Vikings (getbulletin.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, is among those lawmakers who had been ... Hegseth is a captain in the Minnesota Army National Guard who recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. They will address members of the Rochester Tea Party ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Legislators hopeful bonding bill passes (albertleatribune.com)
    May 6, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe said committee chairs and majority leaders in the ... Mark Dayton has vetoed the Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature’s tax-cutting formula for creating jobs. The GOP bill would have cut taxes by nearly $200 million ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Gov. Dayton vetoes GOP tax-cut bill (austindailyherald.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Mark Dayton has vetoed the Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature’s tax-cutting formula ... which he called “fiscally irresponsible.” Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks, both DFL-Austin, mirrored Dayton’s concern.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Austin's Hormel Institute expansion included in bonding bill proposal (getbulletin.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Austin DFL Rep. Jeanne Poppe said she was “absolutely thrilled” to see ... The Hormel Institute was one of a few projects in southeastern Minnesota that did make the cut, including $8.7 million to relocate the Rochester WorkForce Center ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Dayton vetoes abortion bill requiring doctor presence (austindailyherald.com)
    May 1, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, disagreed ... Jennifer Aulwes, spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, said the bill would have ended a program in Rochester where patients can take an abortion-inducing ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Dayton vetoes bill which would legalize fireworks (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea, voted in favor of the bill when it passed 77-50. Dayton said the injury and property damage statistics are telling. Since 2002, when Minnesota legalized some nonaerial and ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Endorsing convention today (albertleatribune.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    Sen. Dan Sparks is the DFL incumbent for District 27, and Rep. Jeanne Poppe in the DFL incumbent for District 27B. The District 27A endorsement is open. Minnesota Senate District 27 includes all of Freeborn and Mower counties in addition to ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Dayton nixes abortion clinic licensing bill (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    “It’s not something that’s been found to be necessary in Minnesota,” Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, said Wednesday, noting that the bill sets abortion clinics apart from other facilities that do invasive surgery. “There are a lot of ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Benson fights the use of gambling money for Vikings stadium (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    "At the same time, it has to be something that is good for Minnesota and Minnesotans ... telling him they are willing to help pay for the stadium. Austin DFL Rep. Jeanne Poppe shares others' concerns about electronic pull tabs as a reliable ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Time runs short on bonding bill (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Senjem estimated the bill would reach the Senate floor by Saturday, “if all the stars stay lined up.” Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, said it was important the bill pass because of its many good projects. She highlighted The Hormel Institute ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Bill stiffens criminal penalty for using restraints on children (kttc.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Representative Jeanne Poppe pushed to get these changes made so that law enforcement ... While Amazi hopes to never have to use this new law, Minnesota residents can rest easy knowing people will be punished accordingly. This bill was passed with ...
    KTTC
  • Abortion bill heads to Dayton (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe disagreed, saying the bill requiring doctors ... “It’s not something that’s been found to be necessary in Minnesota,” Poppe said, noting that the bill sets abortion clinics apart from other facilities that do invasive ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Benson argues against gambling money for stadium (video) (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    PAUL — The fast-moving, ever-changing Minnesota Vikings stadium plan appears to be ... telling him they are willing to help pay for the stadium. Austin DFL Rep. Jeanne Poppe shares others' concerns about electronic pull tabs.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Dayton signs bill protecting vulnerable adults (republican-eagle.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    Minnesota is the first state to make this crime a felony while protecting the rights of the workers, the MNA said. Democrat Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin included the child restraints provision. It stemmed from a 2011 case where a child was ...
    Republican-Eagle
  • Murray votes in favor of anti-abortion measure (albertleatribune.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, voted against it ... Jennifer Aulwes, spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, said the House bill would end one program in Rochester where patients can take an abortion-inducing ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Lawmakers: Abortion bill a matter of safety (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, voted against it ... Jennifer Aulwes, spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, said the House bill would end one program in Rochester where patients can take an abortion-inducing ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • New law protects children, vulnerable adults (albertleatribune.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    Rep. Steve Gottwalt, R-St. Cloud, the chief author of the bill, along with Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, who fought for it in the House and Senate, were present. The bill makes it a felony to intentionally ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • House bill to restore Capitol fails by one vote (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. Absent: Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing ... All of the Democratic lawmakers from southeastern Minnesota voted against the bill. They questioned the wisdom of spending that much money on a project that will take several ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • House skirmish over statewide bonding derails Capitol restoration bill (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. Absent: Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing ... All of the Democratic lawmakers from southeastern Minnesota voted against the bill. They questioned the wisdom of spending that much money on a project that will take several ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Fireworks legal in Minnesota? Bill passes Senate (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    many people bring them into Minnesota anyway from bordering states like Wisconsin. It would be best to capture the dollars from those sales locally and be able to regulate their sale, he said. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, agreed that the bill ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Bill regulating drug-induced abortions advances in Legislature (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    The Minnesota House voted 80-48 in favor of a bill that ... Kim Norton, DFL-Rochester; Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. Absent: Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing. ST. PAUL — Doctors would be required to be present when the RU-486 abortion pill is ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Bill regulating drug-induced abortions advances in Legislature (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    The Minnesota House voted 80-48 in favor of a bill that ... Kim Norton, DFL-Rochester; Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. Absent: Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing. ST. PAUL — Doctors would be required to be present when the RU-486 abortion pill is ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Dayton signs Minn. law protecting vulnerable adults (wctrib.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    Minnesota is the first state to make this crime a felony while protecting the rights of the workers, the association said. Democrat Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin included the child restraints provision. It stemmed from a 2011 case where a child ...
    West Central Tribune
  • Dayton signs Minn. law protecting vulnerable adults (wctrib.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    Minnesota is the first state to make this crime a felony while protecting the rights of the workers, the association said. Democrat Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin included the child restraints provision. It stemmed from a 2011 case where a child ...
    West Central Tribune
  • Dayton Signs Bill Strengthening Abuse Laws (kaaltv.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Protecting the state's vulnerable population. "We really felt we needed to make this happen as soon as possible just so that we could bring closure to the situation," DFL-Representative Jeanne Poppe explains. The situation being a Dexter couple ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Dayton Signs Bill Strengthening Abuse Laws (kaaltv.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Protecting the state's vulnerable population. "We really felt we needed to make this happen as soon as possible just so that we could bring closure to the situation," DFL-Representative Jeanne Poppe explains. The situation being a Dexter couple ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Dayton Signs Bill Strengthening Abuse Laws (kaaltv.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Protecting the state's vulnerable population. "We really felt we needed to make this happen as soon as possible just so that we could bring closure to the situation," DFL-Representative Jeanne Poppe explains. The situation being a Dexter couple ...
    KAAL-TV
  • New state law protects vulnerable adults (dl-online.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Minnesota is the first state to make this crime a felony while protecting the rights of the workers, the MNA said. Democrat Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin included the child restraints provision. It stemmed from a 2011 case where a child was ...
    DL-Online
  • Governor signs child abuse bill (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Two Austin Democrats — Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks — sponsored the bill ... charged with a gross misdemeanor for chaining their son to his bed. Under Minnesota law, if someone had done the same thing to someone else’s child ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Gov. Dayton signs bill protecting vulnerable adults (grandforksherald.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Minnesota is the first state to make this crime a felony while protecting the rights of the workers, the MNA said. Democrat Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin included the child restraints provision. It stemmed from a 2011 case where a child was ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Gov. Dayton signs bill protecting vulnerable adults (inforum.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Minnesota is the first state to make this crime a felony while protecting the rights of the workers, the MNA said. Democrat Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin included the child restraints provision. It stemmed from a 2011 case where a child was ...
    INFORUM
  • Integration funds on uncertain ground (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    “If things aren’t moving successfully, then we’ve got some issues,” said State Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. Poppe said integration funding is one of a number of issues legislators can’t come to terms on, like the Minnesota Vikings ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Dayton expected to sign child abuse bill today (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    Bill author Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, are expected to be present. Sheriff Terese Amazi, Detective Steve Sandvik and possibly other officials from Mower County will also attend. The bill, which began as a ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Riverland students sound off on high education costs (albertleatribune.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    “Our tax-dollar commitment to education is being replaced by family debt,” Pogemiller, the director of Minnesota’s Office of Higher Education said. Pogemiller met with Riverland students, staff, and State Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Chambers Hold Legislative Forum (kimt.com)
    Apr 14, 2012
    Senators Mike Parry and Dan Sparks, along with Representatives Jeanne Poppe and Rich Murray were in Austin today ... A wide range of topics were discussed from jobs to the Minnesota Vikings stadium. About 50 people attended the forum.
    KIMT
  • Students sound off on high education costs (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    “Our tax-dollar commitment to education is being replaced by family debt,” Pogemiller, the director of Minnesota’s Office of Higher Education said. Pogemiller met with Riverland students, staff, and State Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Minnesota officials concerned about levels of college debt (kttc.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    they're having to pay off their student debt," says Jeanne Poppe, a DFL representative from Austin. "You know, we want them to have lower debt and still be able to buy that house." Officials agree that the numbers are getting too high, and the Minnesota ...
    KTTC
  • Chamber to host legislators for luncheon on Friday (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 11, 2012
    The Chamber expects Rep. Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea; Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin; Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin; and Sen. Mike Parry, R-Waseca to attend. Friday’s luncheon won’t be the first time the Chamber has put on such an event.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Jeanne Poppe: Legacy amendment funding bill passes House floor (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 8, 2012
    Please feel free to contact me regarding any issue concerning our community or our state at (651) 296-4193 or by email at rep.jean.poppe@house.mn.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Unfinished business awaits at Capitol (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    Rep. Poppe can be reached at 1-888-682-3180 or 1-651-296-4193, by mail at 291 State Office Building, 100 Martin Luther King Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 or via e-mail at rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Elder, Child Abuse Bill Passes (kimt.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    KIMT-TV--Minnesota lawmakers have approved new legislation that ... a sad case out of Dexter. Representative Jeanne Poppe says its all thanks to her constituents and advocates, who felt so strongly about this. Poppe says, "They researched and they talked ...
    KIMT
  • Lawmakers approve bill to strengthen neglect laws (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Apr 6, 2012
    Legislators took final action Thursday on the bill that changes Minnesota's current classification of ... can prosecute people who do these things at a felony level." Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, explained that the amendment to include the ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Lawmakers approve bill to strengthen neglect laws (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Apr 6, 2012
    Legislators took final action Thursday on the bill that changes Minnesota's current classification of ... can prosecute people who do these things at a felony level." Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, explained that the amendment to include the ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Austin lawmakers' child abuse bill passes (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    It now awaits DFL Gov. Mark Dayton's signature. Two Austin Democrats — Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks — sponsored the legislation, which makes it a felony for a parent to tie, chain, lock up or cage their child. The idea sprang from ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Child Abuse Bill Sent to Gov. Dayton (kaaltv.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    Tougher child abuse laws will soon be in place in Minnesota sparked by a horrible case in ... we wanted to be able to see some longer jail time," says Representative Jeanne Poppe who sponsored the bill with Senator Dan Sparks.
    KAAL-TV
  • Voter ID bill headed to ballot (albertleatribune.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    Minnesota voters will decide the fate of the voter ID ... with more than 70 percent in favor of it, according to polls. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin had a less optimistic view of the bill. “It continues to raise red flags in the way that ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Poppe: Child abuse law will likely pass House and Senate (austindailyherald.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    A push to tighten Minnesota child abuse legislation is nearing fruition ... “I’m very pleased,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, who authored the bill to heighten the penalty on child abuse. “The public servants did their job.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Murray: ‘The last thing we want to do is harm any charities’ (albertleatribune.com)
    Apr 1, 2012
    The state wants to raise its $398 million contribution to the stadium by authorizing electronic versions of the pull-tab and bingo games that charities operate at bars and fraternal clubs around Minnesota ... said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Push to allow Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota fails (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 31, 2012
    Absent: Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin ST. PAUL — Lawmakers on Friday ... Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth. The Minnesota House defeated the amendment 25-97. Rep. Mike Benson, R-Rochester, said that he is not hearing from any constituents that ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Child abuse bill hooks to vulnerable adult bill (austindailyherald.com)
    Mar 29, 2012
    The bill was amended to the existing vulnerable adults bill on Tuesday, said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. It passed the House floor, 128-4. Poppe has been fighting to advance the child abuse bill through the House this legislative session ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • House passes tougher vulnerable adult, child neglect penalties (tcdailyplanet.net)
    Mar 29, 2012
    The bill was successfully amended on the House floor March 27 by Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-Austin) to add HF2220, which would reduce the level of harm required for a felony offense for child mistreatment by replacing “substantial bodily harm ...
    Twin Cities Planet
  • Child Abuse Bill Revived (kimt.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    ST. PAUL, MN – Tuesday, Representative Jeanne Poppe added an amendment to a bill that deals with vulnerable adults. The amendment adds the child abuse law to that bill. The Minnesota House passed the amended bill 128-4. Poppe said she believes this will ...
    KIMT
  • House passes Austin lawmaker's child abuse bill (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    ST. PAUL — An Austin lawmaker’s bill toughening criminal penalties for parent who tie, lock, cage or chain their children won approval Tuesday in the Minnesota House. DFL Rep. Jeanne Poppe successfully amended her legislation onto another ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Child abuse bill stands chance in Minn. Senate (albertleatribune.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Majority Leader Dave Senjem, R-Rochester. The news of a possible exception comes after strong pushes in legislative committees from Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. “We’ve had several requests in the Senate to have a hearing on the ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Jeanne Poppe: Hormel Institute expansion faces hurdles (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Please feel free to contact me regarding these issues or any other concerns you have for our community or our state at (651) 296-4193 or by email at rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, represents District 27B in the Minnesota ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • House passes Austin lawmaker's child abuse bill (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 26, 2012
    ST. PAUL — An Austin lawmaker’s bill toughening criminal penalties for parent who tie, lock, cage or chain their children won approval Tuesday in the Minnesota House. DFL Rep. Jeanne Poppe successfully amended her legislation onto another ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Bill inspired by Dexter child abuse case gets a second chance (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 24, 2012
    PAUL — A bill backed by Austin lawmakers to toughen criminal penalties for parents who chain, cage or tie up their children appears to be getting a second chance after stalling in the Minnesota ... and DFL Rep. Jeanne Poppe worked with the ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Bill inspired by Dexter child abuse case gets a second chance (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 24, 2012
    PAUL — A bill backed by Austin lawmakers to toughen criminal penalties for parents who chain, cage or tie up their children appears to be getting a second chance after stalling in the Minnesota ... and DFL Rep. Jeanne Poppe worked with the ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Minn. lawmakers take up case of chained children (kare11.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    Minnesota's existing law governing unreasonable restraint ... Sandvik and Van Gundy testified on behalf of a bill authored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin which would change the wording to "demonstrable bodily harm" or injuries consistent with the crime ...
    KARE
  • Child Abuse Bill Stalled (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    She, along with county prosecutors, and others urged state lawmakers to look at it as an example of why Minnesota law needs to be stronger. Representative Jeanne Poppe and Senator Dan Sparks introduced a bill in the House and Senate. It would ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Minn. lawmakers take up case of chained children (kare11.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    Minnesota's existing law governing unreasonable restraint ... Sandvik and Van Gundy testified on behalf of a bill authored by Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin which would change the wording to "demonstrable bodily harm" or injuries consistent with the crime ...
    KARE
  • Child Abuse Bill Stalled (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    She, along with county prosecutors, and others urged state lawmakers to look at it as an example of why Minnesota law needs to be stronger. Representative Jeanne Poppe and Senator Dan Sparks introduced a bill in the House and Senate. It would ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Setback in Plan to Toughen Child Abuse Laws (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    The bill was proposed by Representative Jeanne Poppe and Senator Dan Sparks ... couple admitted starving their children and chaining one to his bed. But under Minnesota law they could only be charged with a misdemeanor, not a felony.
    KAAL-TV
  • Setback in Plan to Toughen Child Abuse Laws (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    The bill was proposed by Representative Jeanne Poppe and Senator Dan Sparks ... couple admitted starving their children and chaining one to his bed. But under Minnesota law they could only be charged with a misdemeanor, not a felony.
    KAAL-TV
  • Voter ID law makes it to Senate floor (austindailyherald.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    “There was a long debate about the fact that it’s going from the legislator directly to being an amendment and going before the voters,” Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin ... Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to require all voters ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • House tax bill passes with business tax, renter reductions (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    PAUL — The Minnesota House on Wednesday passed a Republican-sponsored ... harms the poor and middle class in favor of the wealthy. Local opposition Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, said it represents the opposite of Robin Hood — taking from ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Area Projects Hurt by House Republicans Bonding Bill (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    This week, the Minnesota house weighed in with its bill. "The Hormel Institute is in the bill with nine million, which isn't the full amount they requested, but it's a significant amount," said DFL state representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin.
    KAAL-TV
  • Area Projects Hurt by House Republicans Bonding Bill (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    This week, the Minnesota house weighed in with its bill. "The Hormel Institute is in the bill with nine million, which isn't the full amount they requested, but it's a significant amount," said DFL state representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin.
    KAAL-TV
  • Jeanne Poppe: Supplemental budget restores needed benefits (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    http://mn.gov/governor/images/supplemental_budget_recommendations.pdf Please feel free to contact me regarding any issue concerning our community or our state at (651) 296-4193 or by email at rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Dexter Couple Lose Parental Rights (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 16, 2012
    It's a case we've been following for more than a year. "These children were in a living hell," said Rep. Jeanne Poppe. It's a story, too awful to forget. Two young boys, now 7 and 9, were abused by their parents Brian and Charity Miller.
    KAAL-TV
  • Child Abuse Law (kimt.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    PAUL, MN – Thursday morning, the legislature reviewed the ... Mower County Attorney Kristen Nelson and Detective Steve Sandvik. State Representative Jeanne Poppe is helping to spearhead the bill. “I believe it’s on its way and I hope we continue ...
    KIMT
  • Push For Tougher Penalty for Child Abuse (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    "It changes the law that says what is a felony," said DFL state representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin ... have to go through this again," said Poppe. The Mower County contingent will testify before the Minnesota house Judiciary Policy and ...
    KAAL-TV
  • 2 lawmakers call for stronger child abuse laws (albertleatribune.com)
    Mar 13, 2012
    ST. PAUL — Two Minnesota legislators from Austin will push for tighter child abuse laws at the Capitol starting later this week. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, will push a bill she introduced, which would change the wording of the child false ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Child abuse bill will be discussed in House committee (austindailyherald.com)
    Mar 12, 2012
    ST. PAUL — Two Minnesota legislators from Austin will push for tighter child abuse laws at the Capitol starting later this week. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, will push a bill she introduced, which would change the wording of the child false ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Legislature takes more pointed look at education policies (austindailyherald.com)
    Mar 10, 2012
    I encourage you to share your own ideas and suggestions with me regarding any issue concerning this community or our state. Please contact me at (651) 296-4193 or 888-682-3180 or by email at rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Birth control hot topic at state Capitol (austindailyherald.com)
    Mar 8, 2012
    “Covering contraception without cost sharing smartly confronts cost as a barrier for Minnesota women accessing effective ... look at the bill and break down potential numbers, Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, looks at the bill with some optimism.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Child abuse bill waiting in House and Senate (austindailyherald.com)
    Mar 8, 2012
    Local legislators’ push to stiffen child abuse laws has yet to be heard in either the Minnesota House or Senate. Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, introduced the bill in the Senate and House in February ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Forecast: Long-term debt still exists (albertleatribune.com)
    Mar 8, 2012
    Please contact me at 651-296-4193 or 888-682-3180 or by email at rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, is the state representative for House District 27B.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Bill calls for birth-control coverage (albertleatribune.com)
    Mar 8, 2012
    “Covering contraception without cost sharing smartly confronts cost as a barrier for Minnesota women accessing effective ... look at the bill and break down potential numbers, Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, looks at the bill with some optimism.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Hormel Institute Expansion Project (kaaltv.com)
    Mar 7, 2012
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe. Under the current proposal the state would cover half the funding. The Austin Port Authority will cover the rest. "$13.5 million on the State of Minnesota's Bonding Bill, and what this will do is build 15 new labs and create ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Jeanne Poppe: Revenue forecast offers a mixed bag (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 5, 2012
    Please contact me at (651) 296-4193 or 888-682-3180 or by email at rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, represents District 27B in the Minnesota House.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Jeff Reinartz: Parental abuse of children should be a felony (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 1, 2012
    My intention is to throw my full support behind bills that Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, both of Austin, have introduced in the Minnesota House and Senate. As I understand it, the reason the couple from Dexter, who were convicted of ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Our view: Austin wins, Dodge County loses in redistricting (getbulletin.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    When it comes to redrawing Minnesota's legislative and congressional maps ... But what's done is done. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, Rep. Rich Murray and Sen. Dan Sparks will find themselves in southern Dodge County this summer and fall, introducing ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • On campus beat: A bill to boost outstate interns (startribune.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    While greater Minnesota has slightly more people ages 18 to 24 ... now we're going to be adding on another burden?" said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. "It's not that it's a bad idea," said Rep. Tom Rukavina, DFL-Virginia.
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • 27A adds Wells, Blooming Prairie (albertleatribune.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Albert Lea remains one of the largest cities in Greater Minnesota without its own Senate district. No incumbent in District 27 — state Rep. Rich Murray, state Rep. Jeanne Poppe and state Sen. Dan Sparks — was paired against another incumbent.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Wells included in new legislative district (mankatofreepress.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Albert Lea remains one of the largest cities in Greater Minnesota without its own Senate district. No incumbent in District 27 — state Rep. Rich Murray, state Rep. Jeanne Poppe and state Sen. Dan Sparks — was paired against another incumbent ...
    Mankato Free Press
  • Opinions vary on new district lines (austindailyherald.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Rich Murray, state Rep. Jeanne Poppe and state Sen. Dan Sparks — were paired against another incumbent, as happened statewide in about 15 districts. The Minnesota Supreme Court’s Special Redistricting Panel released its congressional and ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • House District 27A picks up Wells, Kiester, Hayfield, Blooming Prairie (albertleatribune.com)
    Feb 21, 2012
    Albert Lea remains one of the largest cities in Greater Minnesota without its own Senate district. No incumbent in District 27 — state Rep. Rich Murray, state Rep. Jeanne Poppe and state Sen. Dan Sparks — were paired against another ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Worry Over Wind Energy Tax Credit Expiring (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 20, 2012
    It's going to mean more production of components here in Minnesota and the United States and once ... this part of the state as well as this part of the nation," says Rep. Jeanne Poppe, (R) Austin. Ultimately, Vietor says while it's a large ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Worry Over Wind Energy Tax Credit Expiring (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 20, 2012
    It's going to mean more production of components here in Minnesota and the United States and once ... this part of the state as well as this part of the nation," says Rep. Jeanne Poppe, (R) Austin. Ultimately, Vietor says while it's a large ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Worry Over Wind Energy Tax Credit Expiring (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    It's going to mean more production of components here in Minnesota and the United States and once ... this part of the state as well as this part of the nation," says Rep. Jeanne Poppe, (R) Austin. Ultimately, Vietor says while it's a large ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Poppe: Bonding bill would help county (austindailyherald.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    I encourage you to share your own ideas, concerns, and suggestions with me regarding any issue concerning this community or our state. Please contact me at (651) 296-4193 or by email at rep.jeanne.poppe@house.mn.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Harsher Child Abuse Penalty Bill Moving Through St. Paul (kimt.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    AUSTIN, MN – Representative Jeanne Poppe introduced this legislation to the House on Monday. The Bill would change one word in the false imprisonment statute and lower the standard for what is considered a felony. Poppe says although it would change only ...
    KIMT
  • Harsher Child Abuse Penalty Bill Moving Through St. Paul (kimt.com)
    Feb 17, 2012
    AUSTIN, MN – Representative Jeanne Poppe introduced this legislation to the House on Monday. The Bill would change one word in the false imprisonment statute and lower the standard for what is considered a felony. Poppe says although it would change only ...
    KIMT
  • Editorial: 'Unreasonable restraint' law must be clarified (getbulletin.com)
    Feb 17, 2012
    Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe are sponsoring legislation that would close a strange loophole in Minnesota law. Currently, if a parent chains, cages or ties up a child for a long period of time, prosecutors must demonstrate that this ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Lawmakers talk bipartisanship (albertleatribune.com)
    Feb 16, 2012
    Although Minnesota’s economy is outperforming the nation as ... “There are so many things that we agree on, but we get held up by minutiae,” he added. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, agreed with the governor’s call for closer bipartisanship.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Governor stresses job in State of the State address (getbulletin.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    Those words pleased DFL Austin Rep. Jeanne Poppe. She said, “I really liked his closing ... including building a new Minnesota Vikings stadium and passing a tax credit for businesses that hire unemployed Minnesotans, veterans and recent ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Bills would stiffen child abuse laws (austindailyherald.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    Bills to stiffen child abuse laws have been introduced in both the Minnesota House and Senate. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, introduced the legislation to the House Monday, and Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, introduced a matching bill Feb. 8 to ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • City council talks politics with legislators (getbulletin.com)
    Feb 10, 2012
    Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin ... the bigger cities don't recognize LGA's importance to non-metro Minnesota and asked how to convey that. Poppe responded that it's powerful when mayors get together, and it's important ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Key Issues Also a Big Part of Caucuses (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    “The Democrats are continuing to meet and to talk about what's important to us and how we continue to keep on the right path with President Obama,” said Democratic Representative Jeanne Poppe ... out here facing Minnesota voters this ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Key Issues Also a Big Part of Caucuses (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    “The Democrats are continuing to meet and to talk about what's important to us and how we continue to keep on the right path with President Obama,” said Democratic Representative Jeanne Poppe ... out here facing Minnesota voters this ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Legislation may make harsher penalties for abusers (albertleatribune.com)
    Feb 5, 2012
    A one-word change could mean harsher penalties for child abusers and offenders in Minnesota. Mower County Attorney Kristen Nelsen said Friday her office is working with Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, to introduce legislation changing wording in ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • County board, legislators discuss funding issues facing state, area (austindailyherald.com)
    Feb 4, 2012
    County commissioners and local legislators agreed Minnesota has money issues, but the sides aren’t sure on the best solution. Rep. Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea, Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, met with the county ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Legislators discuss teacher’s seniority (austindailyherald.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    Minnesota is one of 11 states that require districts ... “There is a process right now in place for administrators to evaluate teachers,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. Poppe said the notion that firing tenured teachers is impossible ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Right to Work Legislation Introduced in Minnesota (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    He also believes it will bring more jobs to Minnesota by creating a business-friendly ... why we have other things that everybody has benefited from," says Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin. "I think if you take a carpenter that worked ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Right to Work Legislation Introduced in Minnesota (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    He also believes it will bring more jobs to Minnesota by creating a business-friendly ... why we have other things that everybody has benefited from," says Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin. "I think if you take a carpenter that worked ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Right to Work Legislation Introduced in Minnesota (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    He also believes it will bring more jobs to Minnesota by creating a business-friendly ... why we have other things that everybody has benefited from," says Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin. "I think if you take a carpenter that worked ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Legislators review teacher seniority (albertleatribune.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    Minnesota is one of 11 states that require districts ... “There is a process right now in place for administrators to evaluate teachers,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin. Poppe said the notion that firing tenured teachers is impossible ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Right to Work Legislation Introduced in Minnesota (kaaltv.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    He also believes it will bring more jobs to Minnesota by creating a business-friendly ... why we have other things that everybody has benefited from," says Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin. "I think if you take a carpenter that worked ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Hormel Institute gets warm reception at state Captiol (getbulletin.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    “This project is really important not just to Austin but all of southeast Minnesota,” Hurm said ... a new cancer research partnership agreement with Mayo Clinic. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, is sponsoring a bill to fund the project.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Poppe introduces Institute legislation (austindailyherald.com)
    Jan 31, 2012
    PAUL — Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, presented legislation Tuesday to ... “It will have a huge economic benefit to the city of Austin, southern Minnesota and the entire state of Minnesota for years to come,” she added.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Pogemiller takes on old challenges in new role (mndaily.com)
    Jan 31, 2012
    As director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education ... they have to get the services and things provided so that they can be successful,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, a member of the committee. “I don’t know that that ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • Pogemiller takes on old challenges in new role (mndaily.com)
    Jan 31, 2012
    As director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education ... they have to get the services and things provided so that they can be successful,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, a member of the committee. “I don’t know that that ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • Pogemiller takes on old challenges in new role (mndaily.com)
    Jan 31, 2012
    As director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education ... they have to get the services and things provided so that they can be successful,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, a member of the committee. “I don’t know that that ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • Pogemiller takes on old challenges in new role (mndaily.com)
    Jan 31, 2012
    As director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education ... they have to get the services and things provided so that they can be successful,” said Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, a member of the committee. “I don’t know that that ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • MN Legislature Opening Day 2012 (kimt.com)
    Jan 24, 2012
    But will that mood last the next 10-12 weeks as the two parties make big decisions on key issues?" State Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL) Austin, MN, "How do we have common interests? And how do we pursue those common interests? Rather than dividing us because we ...
    KIMT
  • Jobs, Stadium Key Issues Facing 2012 Session (kaaltv.com)
    Jan 24, 2012
    (ABC 6 NEWS) -- In a matter of hours, Minnesota's 2012 legislative session will ... but also because it's a job creation bill," says Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin. But political analyst, Chad Israelson, says the public will judge ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Jobs, Stadium Key Issues Facing 2012 Session (kaaltv.com)
    Jan 24, 2012
    (ABC 6 NEWS) -- In a matter of hours, Minnesota's 2012 legislative session will ... but also because it's a job creation bill," says Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin. But political analyst, Chad Israelson, says the public will judge ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Jobs, Stadium Key Issues Facing 2012 Session (kaaltv.com)
    Jan 24, 2012
    (ABC 6 NEWS) -- In a matter of hours, Minnesota's 2012 legislative session will ... but also because it's a job creation bill," says Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin. But political analyst, Chad Israelson, says the public will judge ...
    KAAL-TV
  • From the Institute to flood dollars (austindailyherald.com)
    Jan 23, 2012
    Local legislators are also on board, as Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, Sen ... School districts across Minnesota are facing cash flow issues stemming from the Legislature’s 2011 decision to shift about $700 million more in state school ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Plenty of issues (albertleatribune.com)
    Jan 22, 2012
    Jeanne Poppe, Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Rich Murray have all pledged their support ... School districts across Minnesota are facing cash flow issues stemming from the Legislature’s 2011 decision to shift about $700 million more in state ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • County highlights priorities for 2012 legislative session (fillmorecountyjournal.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    The county board at a January 17 meeting met with state Representatives Greg Davids and Jeanne Poppe and state Senators Jeremy Miller ... them to support the passage of the Association of Minnesota Counties Minnesota Accountable Government Innovation ...
    Fillmore County Journal
  • Area legislators hear Fillmore County concerns (hometown-pages.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    Greg Davids (Dist. 31B-R) and Rep. Jeanne Poppe (Dist. 27B-DFL). They are from Winona, Austin, Preston and Austin, respectively. Commissioner Duane Bakke, former president of the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) in 2010, encouraged passage of the ...
    Bluff Country News
  • Area legislators hear Fillmore County concerns (hometown-pages.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    Greg Davids (Dist. 31B-R) and Rep. Jeanne Poppe (Dist. 27B-DFL). They are from Winona, Austin, Preston and Austin, respectively. Commissioner Duane Bakke, former president of the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) in 2010, encouraged passage of the ...
    Bluff Country News
  • City eyes $3M for Turtle Creek flood projects (austindailyherald.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    (Dan) Sparks and Rep. (Jeanne) Poppe have been very supportive of it and the DNR ... Land and Legacy Amendment and Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources. Nordby said the CRWD may apply for flood mitigation funds in the future, however.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Lawmakers highlight session issues at Dialogues event (getbulletin.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, both said the proposed $ ... Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota shows legislators how organizations can work together. The three lawmakers were featured at the Austin Post ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Austin area lawmakers to talk about 2012 session (getbulletin.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    What: Austin Post-Bulletin Dialogues: A look at the 2012 Minnesota Legislature. When: 6:30 p.m. today. Where: Austin Public Library, 323 Fourth Ave. N.E. Details: Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Rich Murray ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • P-B Dialogues features legislative preview (getbulletin.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea, will be on the panel to talk about the key issues in the session, including the Hormel Institute expansion, the Minnesota Vikings stadium and the state's budget.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Austin area lawmakers to talk about 2012 session (getbulletin.com)
    Jan 15, 2012
    Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea, will be on the panel to talk about the key issues in the session. Big issues face the Minnesota Legislature this year when lawmakers return to St. Paul ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Austin area lawmakers to talk about 2012 session (getbulletin.com)
    Jan 14, 2012
    Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Rich Murray, R-Albert Lea, will be on the panel to talk about the key issues in the session. Big issues face the Minnesota Legislature this year when lawmakers return to St. Paul ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Austin area lawmakers to talk about 2012 session (getbulletin.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    What: Austin Post-Bulletin Dialogues: A look at the 2012 Minnesota Legislature. When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Where: Austin Public Library, 323 Fourth Ave. N.E. Details: Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and Rep. Rich Murray ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • The Arc of Mower County holds town hall forum (austindailyherald.com)
    Jan 7, 2012
    Rich Murray and Rep. Jeanne Poppe. Steve Larson, senior public policy director at The Arc Minnesota gave a brief overview of the last legislative session and the 2012 session. Several people with disabilities and providers spoke to ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • 12 for 2012 (austindailyherald.com)
    Dec 31, 2011
    Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, said the bill could include flood mitigation funding for the area, as well. Poppe said there has been talk among Republicans about trying to pass a constitutional amendment for the right to work, making Minnesota a ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Rep. Murray: Jobs a priority in 2012 (austindailyherald.com)
    Dec 30, 2011
    Look for interviews with Rep. Jeanne Poppe and Sen. Dan Sparks next week ... “All of those things will make businesses more competitive here in Minnesota, and I think that will help foster more hours for people and more jobs for people.”
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Senate leaders tour Hormel Institute for state bonding bill (getbulletin.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    Leaders of the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee visited ... Also on hand were Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, both DFLers from Austin. The stop was one of about 15 that the group made in two days while visiting facilities ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Leas: Childcare center to boost ed (austindailyherald.com)
    Dec 13, 2011
    As a member of the Minnesota’s P-20 council — a group of educators, legislators and other representatives — Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, said this facility will help close Austin’s achievement gap. “Early childhood education kids ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Update: Judge blocks union vote for child care providers (austindailyherald.com)
    Dec 6, 2011
    Two Minnesota unions, the American Federation of State ... Ballots were to be mailed out starting Tuesday and would have been tallied on Dec. 22. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin was unavailable for comment.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Will They or Won't They? (kimt.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    so why can't the state of Minnesota? From broken budget deals to a state government shutdown and now a Vikings stadium debacle, why can't our elected officials make things work?" Democratic Representative Jeanne Poppe, District 27B says, "I think that for ...
    KIMT
  • Regional report / Study shows Medtronic stent may aid in erectile function (twincities.com)
    Oct 21, 2011
    Tom Freeman, Minnesota House Capital Investment ... Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin will be on the tour. City of Austin officials and representatives of the Port Authority also will likely be in attendance, Freeman said.
    Pioneer Press
  • Regional report / Study shows Medtronic stent may aid in erectile function (twincities.com)
    Oct 21, 2011
    Tom Freeman, Minnesota House Capital Investment ... Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin will be on the tour. City of Austin officials and representatives of the Port Authority also will likely be in attendance, Freeman said.
    Pioneer Press
  • State reps, Institute to talk expansion (austindailyherald.com)
    Oct 20, 2011
    Tom Freeman, Minnesota House Capital Investment ... Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, of Austin, will be at the tour. City of Austin officials and representatives of the Port Authority will also likely be in attendance, Freeman said.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Dayton Pushes for Special Session (kimt.com)
    Oct 19, 2011
    "The Vikings hold an emotional tie for most people who live in Minnesota," said Democratic State Representative Jeanne Poppe. Poppe said a special session is needed to figure out the finances of a potential new stadium. "We really do need a lot more ...
    KIMT
  • Dayton Pushes for Special Session (kimt.com)
    Oct 19, 2011
    "The Vikings hold an emotional tie for most people who live in Minnesota," said Democratic State Representative Jeanne Poppe. Poppe said a special session is needed to figure out the finances of a potential new stadium. "We really do need a lot more ...
    KIMT
  • 18 lawmakers receive shutdown pay (austindailyherald.com)
    Aug 23, 2011
    Eighteen Minnesota House members who declined paychecks during ... although they each chose to do something different with their shutdown paychecks. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin accepted her salary throughout the shutdown.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Just what politicians deferred payment during the shutdown (kttc.com)
    Aug 23, 2011
    The latest list reveals 86 of 134 members of the Minnesota House of Representatives. As for the senate ... Among those: Mike Benson, Tim Kelly, Gene Pelowski, Greg Davids, Jeanne Poppe, Duane Quam and Kory Kath. The 3-week shutdown affected 22,000 state ...
    KTTC
  • Some lawmakers collect back pay from shutdown period (getbulletin.com)
    Aug 22, 2011
    PAUL — Eighteen Minnesota House members who declined paychecks during ... Richard Murray, R-Albert Lea, took no pay during the shutdown. Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, has said she would receive her pay, but also chooses to donate to groups she supports.
    Post-Bulletin
  • Reflections on an Acrimonious 2011 Legislative Session (fillmorecountyjournal.com)
    Aug 19, 2011
    Davids said the process was ugly, but the results were very good for southeast Minnesota and for the state ... the best decisions and counties need to have flexibility. Rep. Jeanne Poppe State Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL) district 27B includes four townships ...
    Fillmore County Journal
  • MN Seeks Waiver to No Child Left Behind Act (kimt.com)
    Aug 10, 2011
    "Actually I think it's a long time coming," said Democratic State Representative Jeanne Poppe. "It is a failed policy. It's one that Minnesota hasn't seen a benefit from." Just hours after the Obama Adminstration said they would give school districts a ...
    KIMT
  • MN Seeks Waiver to No Child Left Behind Act (kimt.com)
    Aug 10, 2011
    "Actually I think it's a long time coming," said Democratic State Representative Jeanne Poppe. "It is a failed policy. It's one that Minnesota hasn't seen a benefit from." Just hours after the Obama Adminstration said they would give school districts a ...
    KIMT
  • MN Seeks Waiver to No Child Left Behind Act (kimt.com)
    Aug 10, 2011
    "Actually I think it's a long time coming," said Democratic State Representative Jeanne Poppe. "It is a failed policy. It's one that Minnesota hasn't seen a benefit from." Just hours after the Obama Adminstration said they would give school districts a ...
    KIMT
  • Minn. House and Senate Move Quickly (kaaltv.com)
    Jul 20, 2011
    "I think its about time we're here doing the work that needed to get done in May," said Democratic Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin ... fix its not what I had hoped for for the folks in Minnesota," said Democratic Representative Kim Norton of ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Minn. House and Senate Move Quickly (kaaltv.com)
    Jul 19, 2011
    "I think its about time we're here doing the work that needed to get done in May," said Democratic Representative Jeanne Poppe of Austin ... fix its not what I had hoped for for the folks in Minnesota," said Democratic Representative Kim Norton of ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Rep. Murray says long-term budget solution still is needed (albertleatribune.com)
    Jul 15, 2011
    The representative said he told Dayton ... Democratic Rep. Jeanne Poppe, who serves on the Higher Education committee, said putting another funding shift on Minnesota schools will hurt local school districts and college students. “I’ve said, and ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Don't Expect Services to Return Until Next Week (kaaltv.com)
    Jul 15, 2011
    the governor will have to sign it and that's when you see the shutdown stopped for that agency," says State Representative Jeanne Poppe (D), who is already in St. Paul. And agencies like Mn/Dot will most likely be at the top of that budget list.
    KAAL-TV
  • Don't Expect Services to Return Until Next Week (kaaltv.com)
    Jul 15, 2011
    the governor will have to sign it and that's when you see the shutdown stopped for that agency," says State Representative Jeanne Poppe (D), who is already in St. Paul. And agencies like Mn/Dot will most likely be at the top of that budget list.
    KAAL-TV
  • A call for compromise (austindailyherald.com)
    Jul 14, 2011
    Mark Dayton on Wednesday he feels tax incentive for operating in Greater Minnesota is needed ... chamber representatives and business owners. District 27 Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, District 27B Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and District 27A Rep.
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Albert Lea leaders press for compromise (albertleatribune.com)
    Jul 14, 2011
    Mark Dayton on Wednesday he feels tax incentive for operating in Greater Minnesota is ... chamber representatives, business owners, among others. District 27 Sen. Dan Sparks, DFL-Austin, District 27B Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, and District 27A Rep.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Don't Expect Services to Return Until Next Week (kaaltv.com)
    Jul 13, 2011
    the governor will have to sign it and that's when you see the shutdown stopped for that agency," says State Representative Jeanne Poppe (D), who is already in St. Paul. And agencies like Mn/Dot will most likely be at the top of that budget list.
    KAAL-TV
  • Local Lawmakers on Possible Government Shutdown (kaaltv.com)
    Jun 20, 2011
    I think we all are hopeful a budget deal can be made before the July 1st deadline," said Jeanne Poppe, (DFL) Representative from Austin ... with a 14 percent cut to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and a 19 percent cut at the University ...
    KAAL-TV
  • New Designation for Cedar River (kaaltv.com)
    Jun 17, 2011
    (ABC 6 NEWS) -- Before Minnesota's legislature got into a stalemate over ... about it with flood mitigation and how we see the damage it can do," says Jeanne Poppe, (DFL) Representative from Austin. The Cedar River stretches from Lansing township, north ...
    KAAL-TV

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