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Letter to the editor: Watch how things are defined in St. Paul

While watching Minnesota’s legislative committee and floor sessions, some debate arose in my mind about the discussions. One surrounded small businesses. As legislators are drafting legislation, it is important for the public to know what the “small business” definition is. In an email exchange with a house member, the member was reluctant to relay the exact definition. It’s important to know who lawmakers are talking about because it affects a large percent of Minnesota businesses.

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