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RELEASE: Representative Patrick Garofalo Postpones Mining Listening Session

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

St. Paul, MN—State Representative Patrick Garofalo, R-Farmington, announced today that he is postponing a listening session on mining, originally scheduled for March 31st, due to concerns regarding the Covid-19 outbreak.

“Out of an abundance of caution, we have determined it in the best interest of the community to postpone this listening session,” said Rep. Garofalo. “As more cases emerge, we all need to do our part to help prevent the further spread of Covid-19. I encourage everyone to continue to listen to the advice of health professionals. I look forward to rescheduling this event with Senators Bakk and Tomassoni when the threat of Covid-19 has diminished.”

Garofalo encourages individuals to visit the Minnesota Department of Health’s website for more information about ways to prevent the spread of Covid-19: