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Local legislators plan town hall meetings

Sen. Keith Langseth, D-Glyndon, and Rep. Paul Marquart, D-Dilworth, will host town meetings March 14 with residents of Becker, Clay, Traverse and Wilkin counties.

Langseth, chair of the Senate Capital Investment Committee, and Marquart, House Property Tax Division chairman, will listen to concerns regarding the state's budget deficit, property taxes, education and transportation funding, capital investment projects and health care reform.

Meeting times and locations are: 10 to 11 a.m., Browns Valley Public Library; noon to 1 p.m., Wheaton Public Library; 2 to 3 p.m., Breckenridge City Hall; 4 to 5 p.m., Barnesville City Hall; and 6 to 7 p.m. Detroit Lakes City Hall.