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Keep It Local This Holiday Weekend

Yvonne_SelcerDear neighbors,

Many of us will be gathering with friends and family tomorrow to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. It’s a special time, and I hope you will be able to enjoy this day set aside for gratitude with the people close to you.

Many of us have much to be thankful for this year. For my part, I’m thankful for the safety and happiness of my family, I’m thankful we live in such a wonderful community, and, among many other things, I’m thankful for our community members who have again placed in me the trust to represent their priorities for another term in St. Paul. I’m honored to go to work for you and your families.

Lastly, I want to encourage your support for our locally owned small businesses if you make shopping part of your holiday weekend plans. As a member of the House Small Business Caucus, I know small businesses are a crucial part of the engine that makes Minnesota’s economy run. “Small Business Saturday” started in 2010 as a way to promote small, locally owned and operated retailers during the holiday shopping season, and I encourage you to check in with our local merchants on Saturday, November 29th this year.

I’m pleased to continue my work on the bipartisan House Small Business Caucus, and I continue to welcome your input on new ways we can help locally owned businesses be successful and create more jobs.

I hope you experience the same joy this time of year brings my family, and I wish you all a happy Thanksgiving!


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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving


We wish you and your family a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

We are thankful for the wonderful people here in Eden Prairie and Minnetonka who give so much of their time and treasure to help our candidates and the district.


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Delta Supports Obama Administration Immigration Reforms

DELTALOGOOn November 21, 2014, Delta Airlines issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s immigration reforms:

“Delta Air Lines applauds the steps announced this week to enact much-needed reforms to the nation’s immigration system,” saidJoanne Smith, Delta’s Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “The President’s actions will provide economic development opportunities and enhance public safety by streamlining legal immigration while cracking down on illegal immigration at the border and focusing on deporting felons rather than families.”

Delta Air Lines serves nearly 165 million customers each year. This year, Delta was named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine and was named to FORTUNE magazine’s 50 Most Admired Companies, in addition to being named the most admired airline for the third time in four years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 318 destinations in 58 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City,Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta’s blog takingoff.delta.com.

You can see the original release here.


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