State Senator Dan Fabian is voicing concerns about the possible lack of rural representation in Minnesota Governor-Elect Tim Walz’s advisory boards. “I expressed this early on when Walz put out his One MN advisory panel. There were 29 people on it, but there was no one from north of Highway 10 and west of Highway 71. The reply was well, we have corn growers on there. However, Harold Wolle is not from northwestern Minnesota.” Fabian says there is a lot of anxiety in rural Minnesota. Selecting commissioners from rural areas may be one way to ease the anxiety. “When you take a look around rural Minnesota, there’s a lot of really good people who could help calm the waters.”
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