Is there anything better than a picture of first-grade kids?
Dana Coleman, the first grade teacher in Andover whose students are championing a bill to make the black bear the official state mammal, sent the picture along today with word the stalled bill might get a hearing in Saint Paul after all in this legislative session.
“We have to WOW them in committee!” she said.
It appears she knows just the people to do that.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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