A bill designed to reform the Minnesota Board of Animal Health has been laid over by the House Agriculture Committee for inclusion in an omnibus bill. South St. Paul Representative Rick Hansen authored the bill to expand the board from five members to nine. It also calls for gender balance. “That diversity is strength,” said Hansen. Starbuck Representative Paul Anderson is opposed to this proposal, saying “change for just change’s sake, I’m not sure is the best way to go on this.”
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