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Representative Jim Nash to Run for Minnesota House

"I have enjoyed serving the people of Carver County in the Minnesota House of Representatives and would ask for your support for re-election this fall in the general election." - Jim Nash FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REPRESENTATIVE JIM NASH TO RUN FOR MINNESOTA HOUSE March 1 (Waconia) - Representative Jim Nash (R-Waconia) released the following statement. [...]

By | 2016-05-31T20:28:22+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Representative Jim Nash to Run for Minnesota House

Spring is finally here: A conversation on Growth

Conversations on Growth Spring is finally here! I'm so encouraged to see green grass sprouting up, plants and trees are budding, and we're seeing a huge surge of growth all around us! To the average Minnesotan I think that spring ushers in a sigh of relief, and puts us in a good mood after the [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:45+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Spring is finally here: A conversation on Growth

Throwback Thursday: How East Germany shaped me

Throwback Thursday If you are on Facebook, as I am, every Thursday brings a phenomenon known as "Throwback Thursday," or "TBT." This is where people post pictures of themselves from years ago, so that friends and family can comment on hair styles, clothing, and how young everyone looked. I've never posted a picture for this [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:45+00:00 April 25th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Throwback Thursday: How East Germany shaped me

The Met Council wants to slow growth in Carver County

The Met Council wants to slow growth in Carver County Dear friends, Why is it that the words "Metropolitan Council" and "News" always put me in a foul mood? I wanted to share this very important story with you, as the future growth of our county hangs in the balance: the Met Council wants to [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:45+00:00 April 18th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on The Met Council wants to slow growth in Carver County

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

The Constitution is not a loose leaf document Dear friends, If you watch what is going on in our country, you know that the Constitution is under attack on a daily basis in our state and our country. Our Constitution is one of the most amazing documents that has ever been written; it is my [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:46+00:00 April 11th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Back OFF! Getting Government out of the way of growth.

Get government out of the way I think the economic landscape of a city, county or state is very much like a field that a farmer prepares for planting each year. Making sure that the soil is prepared well to foster strong, well-rooted, healthy growth is critical to see a great harvest. For the 6 [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:46+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Back OFF! Getting Government out of the way of growth.

Transportation is spelled R-O-A-D-S

Transportation is spelled R-O-A-D-S Dear friends, As a mayor I think about transportation a lot. Road projects, expanding highways, safety concerns, increased commerce, and ease of commutes are always on my mind. To me, "transportation" in Carver County is spelled "R-O-A-D-S" and I want to share a few thoughts on why I feel that way. [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:46+00:00 March 28th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Transportation is spelled R-O-A-D-S

Please join me at one of the following events

My personal invitation to you Dear Delegates and Alternates, The May 15th Republican Party Endorsing Convention is fast approaching. Please join me at any of the following “drop-in” events in your area and spend some time getting to know me. Come as you are, meet fellow Republicans, and help shape the future of Carver County. [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:46+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Please join me at one of the following events

Why I am Pro-Life

Life is a precious gift Dear friends, I have a personal story to share with you today. For those who were at the Carver County Convention you got to hear this story, but I wanted to share it with each of you again because it is an important part of who I am as a [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:46+00:00 March 13th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Why I am Pro-Life

Thank You Fellow Delegates and Alternates!

I enjoyed visiting with you at the Carver County Convention! Dear Fellow Delegates and Alternates, I wanted to personally thank you for the opportunity to visit with you last weekend at the Carver County Convention. I enjoyed connecting with you and hearing what you are expect from your State Representative! Saturday was a very exciting [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:17:46+00:00 March 6th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Thank You Fellow Delegates and Alternates!