Gazelka’s principles remain the same

To the Editor:

In 2010, I was elected to serve Morrison and Crow Wing counties in the Minnesota Senate.

After redistricting, I chose to serve Senate District 9; Morrison, Todd, Wadena and Cass. I’ve visited every town and driven around the countryside to meet folks in SD-9. We walked in 27 parades, attended fairs, church festivals, sportsman dinners and more. I believe I understand your concerns.

My core principles remain the same. My focus is private sector job growth, insisting our government spend less than it has and standing up for our values: pro-life, traditional marriage and the Second Amendment.

Presently, I serve as assistant majority leader and Commerce vice chair. We’ve passed many job-creation bills, I chief-authored MCCL’s pro-life legislation and co-authored the Marriage Amendment.

As a Veterans Committee member, I strongly support Camp Ripley and our veterans. We’ve enacted many policies supporting our veterans, and I will continue to do so.

Organizations you trust endorse me: Minnesota Farm Bureau, MCCL, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, NFIB, NRA and more.

If we haven’t met, and you’d like to get a cup of coffee, please call me and invite some friends. My personal number is (218) 821-9287. I look forward to meeting you. — Sen. Paul Gazelka, Fairview Township, Cass County