Friday, January 25, 2013
Thursday's "Congress on Your Corner" event gave constituents a chance to speak with the Third District congressman about a wide range of issues.
Congressman Erik Paulsen hosted a “Congress on Your Corner” event at the Cub Foods in Chanhassan yesterday, where he spoke with about a dozen constituents from throughout the Third District about a broad range of federal issues. Kevin Crystal from Chanhassan came to speak with Paulsen about proposed gun control legislation, and to voice his opposition to any restriction of Second Amendments rights. “I told him I’m against gun control and encouraged him to vote against it, because it’s not effective,” Crystal said. Proposed gun control being advocated by President Barack Obama was a common thread among the conversations Paulsen had Thursday, and the third-term Republican congressman said he was unconvinced that further restricting gun laws …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Ben, a student at Eden Prairie High School, sent in a letter explaining his thoughts on nuclear energy. Tracey in Bloomington e-mailed in this week with her thoughts on recent legislation to continue the Congressional pay freeze.
Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) answered constituent questions in his first installment of Erik's Correspondence Corner of 2013. This week, Paulsen answered questions sent in from Eden Prairie and Bloomington. Ben, a student at Eden Prairie High School, sent in a letter explaining his thoughts on nuclear energy. Tracey in Bloomington e-mailed in this week with her thoughts on recent legislation to continue the Congressional pay freeze. Each week, Representative Paulsen receives thousands of letters, emails, tweets, Facebook posts, and phone calls from constituents voicing their opinions. Through this video series, Representative Paulsen regularly responds to constituent correspondence on a variety of topics.
Monday, August 6, 2012
Erik Paulsen represents Lake Minnetonka communities in the U.S. House of Representatives and is up for re-election this November.
Monday, August 6, 2012
by Congressman Erik Paulsen In a few short months on Jan. 1, all Americans will see their taxes increased unless action is taken. Last week, I participated in a Jobs Roundtable with members of the Twin West and Eden Prairie Chambers of Commerce. I heard directly from more than 20 small business leaders who described firsthand the drastic effects the looming tax hikes could have on their ability to grow and hire. They all echoed the same sentiment: Washington needs to provide confidence for small businesses to be able to expand their operations and hire new workers. And, raising taxes will not help the economy. Here are some statistics about tax hike scheduled to take place on January 1st and how it could impact you. If the tax hike takes …