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Budget, education dominate discussion at legislative forums

Posted 3/07/17 (Tue)

Budget, education dominate discussion at legislative forums

By Jody Michael

District 2 forums in Crosby and Tioga on Saturday each drew about 15 people to engage in a nearly two-hour discussion with state Sen. David Rust (R-Tioga) and Reps. Bert Anderson (R-Crosby) and Don Longmuir (R-Stanley) about the current legislative session.

All three legislators lauded the amount of input they’re receiving from the public on various bills and encouraged others to keep in touch as well.

“It’s very important that you get a hold of us before the vote so we know where you’re at on it,” said Longmuir, who is in his first term. “There’s bills I thought I should vote for, but I received more input from you and voted with the constituents.”

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